Interesting factoid: a recent survey of a slice of the British populace revealed that more people would like a library or reading room in their home than either a home cinema, gym or music studio. Cool!
(Awesome bookshelves. May I have the house too please?)
Thanks to The Blog on the Bookshelf for another drool-worthy post.
Books are becoming a big-ish problem in my house. I’m trying to decide how long we can pull off the “teetering-stacks-on-every-surface” look, a la Shakespeare & Co., or if that sort of disheveled design aesthetic only works long-term if you live in Paris, next to Notre Dame.
The library I have in mind looks something like this:
That is the Trinity College Library, Dublin, as photographed by Candida Hofer. She has created a book that I now want (I think this is part of my problem). It’s called Libraries:
If I can only figure out where it can go…