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Wooden Dioramas Bring the Feel of Tokyo Alleys Into Your Bookshelf

These unique bookends bring the feel of a Japanese back alley into your home. A Tokyo-based, Japanese designer named monde has created by hand these wood inserts that reveal incredible miniature scene of the alleyways of Tokyo. The unique bookends were on display … Continue reading

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Song of the Day: Hell Broke Luce by Tom Waits

“Hell Broke Luce” is a song by American singer-songwriter Tom Waits from his 16th studio album Bad As Me. This song is about the horrors of war. Waits took the title from graffiti that he read had been scribbled on the … Continue reading

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China Opens World’s Coolest Library With 1.2 Million Books

MVRDV and Tianjin Urban Planning and Design Institute (TUPDI) have completed Tianjin Binhai Library as part of a larger masterplan to provide a cultural district for the city. The 33,700m2 cultural centre featuring a luminous spherical auditorium and floor-to-ceiling cascading … Continue reading

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Poem of the Day: Where My Books Go by William Butler Yeats

All the words that I utter, And all the words that I write, Must spread out their wings untiring, And never rest in their flight, Till they come where your sad, sad heart is, And sing to you in the … Continue reading

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Creative Designed Bookmarks by Gökhan Yücel and Fikr’et

Istanbul-based designers Gökhan Yücel and Fikr’et have created these iconic bookmarks inspired by literary classics. Gökhan Yücel Behance / Fikr’et Behance 

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Dilka Bear

“Dilka Bear lives in Triste, Italy. She received her art education at the Art Department of Almaty State University and worked as a graphic designer and illustrator for four years before deciding to follow her passion and work as a … Continue reading

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the Collage artist Meghan Stratman

“I make art because I want to create characters and tell stories. Each piece is a little vignette, like a frame from a film or a comic-book panel. I am drawn to stories and lore in all forms – books, … Continue reading

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Cut books in bell jars by Georgia Russell

“Georgia Russell is a Scottish artist who slashes, cuts and dissects printed matter, transforming books, music scores, maps, newspapers and photographs. Russell has been represented by England & Co since she graduated from the Royal College of Art, and her … Continue reading

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