Monday, 14 September 2020

Topiary bookcase


"I wanted to design a sculpture that would draw attention to books, the importance of literacy and outreach, and the book sharing system. The sculpture is a series of linear vine forms that suggest growth and development, a kind of topiary composition that wraps around an existing planted garden space on the trail. Thus, these sculpture forms emerge from the garden space and suggest that reading is another form of growth." Eric Nordgulen

Painted steel, acrylic plastic
45 feet

The Public Collection


Friday, 4 September 2020

Bird library bookshelf

Welcome to the Bird Library, feeding the birdbrains of Virginia. Concerned about bird literacy? So are we. We believe in biodiversity and welcome birds of all colors, shapes, and species … even squirrels.

Bird Library


Tuesday, 1 September 2020

Bookshelf mask

Features a shelf of classic and contemporary books written by Black authors. All proceeds from the sale of this product will be donated to causes dedicated to improving diversity in publishing and bookselling. Each mask contains two layers: an outer layer of tightly woven, printed polyester, and an inner layer of cotton. The ear loops are a soft, stretchy material to keep your mask snug without hurting your ears. Each mask measures approximately 8" across and 5" tall in the middle, with pleated edges.  

Litographs


Wednesday, 26 August 2020

Boris Johnson's bookshelf backdrop

In this strange new world of virtual interviews and buffering livestreams, politicians might think that a backdrop of a bookshelf helps them to look credible. But the books on display behind Boris Johnson during his speech at an East Midlands school today suggest the librarian, or perhaps a disgruntled English teacher, had other ideas...

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Friday, 21 August 2020

Bibliophile Ceramic Bookends

 

An essential addition to the bibliophile's library! These charming, colorful bookends feature hand-painted book covers, featuring the timeless novels Pride and Prejudice, Alice in Wonderland, Moby Dick, Frankenstein, A Tale of Two Cities, Jane Eyre, and Little Women. The artwork is printed on durable, weighty ceramic bookends with non-skid pads for a winning combination of form and function.

Chronicle Books