Eine begehbare Raumskulptur verbindet zwei übereinander liegende Wohnungen in Düsseldorf. Dieses multifunktionale Element besteht aus in Stufenabstand um die Treppe umlaufende Bücherregale. Sie ist Bibliothek und Treppe zugleich. Das eingefügte Möbelstück greift die Gesamthöhe beider Wohnungen auf und schafft es diese zu einem Großen und Ganzen zu vereinen.
Monday, 28 September 2015
Thursday, 24 September 2015
Now, there are signs that some e-book adopters are returning to print, or becoming hybrid readers, who juggle devices and paper. E-book sales fell by 10 percent in the first five months of this year, according to the Association of American Publishers, which collects data from nearly 1,200 publishers. Digital books accounted last year for around 20 percent of the market, roughly the same as they did a few years ago. E-books’ declining popularity may signal that publishing, while not immune to technological upheaval, will weather the tidal wave of digital technology better than other forms of media, like music and television.Read more at The New York Times
Wednesday, 23 September 2015
Monday, 21 September 2015
Tuesday, 8 September 2015
Conarte is the council for culture and art in the city of Monterrey, Mexico. Conarte aims to promote and stimulate artistic expression and supports the preservation and enrichment of culture. Our mission was to create a space that gives value to the experience of reading. A design-intelligent space was created for the bookshop and library granting value to the reading experience. Our design proposal focuses on creating a space that wraps the reader in. The bookshelves attend more that just their basic function and were designed to simulate a dome that plays with the visual perspective. The stands incorporate a color gradient finish that attributes depth. The illuminated half circle found in the back wall simulates the vanishing point of the structure, creating a perfect balance between color and perspective.
Monday, 7 September 2015
The Little TARDIS Library is on a tour of the UK sharing stories with children and young people to help promote their love of reading. Stocked with hundreds of classic books (because the Little TARDIS Library is bigger on the inside) it will be landing in schools, libraries and parks.