Monday, 30 November 2015

Story Pod

A book exchange and an urban marker. During the day, two of the walls pivot open like the covers of a book, welcoming people inside or to gather around the front. Visitors can take or leave something to read, or lounge quietly on the built-in seating
Atelier Kastelic Buffey

Monday, 16 November 2015

Link bookshelf

The Link Bookshelf unites on one side the soft and round, and on the other side, the sharp and pointy. Two poles interconnected. The shelf consists of 14 sub-elements made of laminated birch veneer individually oiled and waxed.
Dimensions: H. 29 cm. W. 27 cm. L. 239 cm.
Peter Qvist Lorentsen

Monday, 2 November 2015

Book and Bed Tokyo

Book And Bed is an 'accommodation bookshop'. Shared shower, toilet and shower space are available as well as two types of bed, compact and standard. The new hostel targets overseas and out­ of­ town travelers. Day rates as well as overnight.
Book and Bed

Monday, 5 October 2015

"Library" Shelfsystem


Ein Regalsystem,das für kleine Wohnung und das Lebensstil von junger Generation gestaltet wird."Library" ist ein Regalsystem,damit mann ganz einfach auf/abbauen und mitnehmen kann. Atelier Shan

Monday, 28 September 2015


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.

Thursday, 24 September 2015

E-Book Sales Slip, and Print Is Far From Dead

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