Don’t let the book bugs bite! Open books absolutely engulf this headboard

Canberra-based graphic designer Kassandra wanted a homelier feel to her new apartment when she moved in a couple of years ago, so she snapped up lots of old books from a thrift shop, and hammered 27 of these onto wood that was then put up as the headboard. It looks glorious, though we can’t help but worry about secret silverfish colonies hiding in there…

Books headboard
Books headboard

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