Because the book world of adventure, knowledge and science is not black and white, we have created a photo print of a huge colorful bookcase for the middle part: it covers both the floor, wall and ceiling and is the only color accent in space.
Thursday, 31 August 2017
Thursday, 24 August 2017
Friday, 4 August 2017
The 100-year stair forms the main façade of the Rainbow Publishing House building. A bookshelf rises over four stories, with one shelf for each of the years of the twentieth century. The main stair wraps around the bookshelf and tall glazing gives views over all of Paju Book City. As Rainbow publishes small print run biographies of the people who lived through Korea’s rebuilding, the books will be placed on the shelves corresponding to the year in which each person was born.
Photos: kyungsub shinDesign: DaeWha Kang
This project will feature in my new book, Book Towns, published in spring 2018.