London book benches: are you sitting comfortably? | The Guardian


Visitors to London will able to enjoy books in a new way next summer – by sitting on them. Benches resembling giant open books, the volumes ranging from Kenneth Grahame’s Wind in the Willows to George Orwell’s 1984, will be installed at various sites in the capital for a stretch of 10 weeks.

London Book Benches

Read: London book benches: are you sitting comfortably? | Books | The Guardian.

A Glowing Book That Illuminates More Than Just Your Brain | Gizmodo


Max Gunawan’s wonderful Lumio accordion book lamp has been popping up on design sites for the past year or so. But after a successful Kickstarter campaign earlier this year, it’s finally available for purchase, bringing its soft glow to home libraries around the world

Read: A Glowing Book That Illuminates More Than Just Your Brain | Gizmodo

Book Lamp

Beautiful Library Chairs for Literary Abodes | Flavorwire


Never one to resist an opportunity to fantasize about making our home libraries more beautiful, we searched for innovative, stylish, and cozy library chairs that we’d love to lounge in with a great book. See if you can envision any of these pieces earning a spot in your literary abode. See: Beautiful Library Chairs for Literary Abodes | Flavorwire.

library chair

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Beautiful Library Chairs for Literary Abodes – Flavorwire