Threaded loom-inspired bookcase by Raw Edges

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Design on Wednesday 22 May 2013

Looks like we just can’t get enough of Milan Design Week. London design duo Raw Edges was commissioned by the British Council to display fiction titles by Brit novelists handpicked by lit magazine Granta, and they came up with an elegant bare-bones wooden bookcase to display the works. Called Bloom, the bookshelf takes its design […]

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A staircase that doubles as a bookshelf

Rebekah Rhoden Contributor

By Rebekah Rhoden in New Design on Thursday 9 August 2012

London-based design studio Levitate created this innovative staircase for the bibliophile who is short on space. The staircase doubles as a bookshelf, which can hold about 2,000 books. The steps also make a perfect place to sit and read, and the skylight provides great natural light to read by.

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Les Dandys: reinventing classic book covers

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By Eve Politanoff in New Design on Friday 3 June 2011

Check out this brilliant collection of book covers, inspired by the imaginary world of Balzac, Dumas, Maupassant and others.

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