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Posts tagged "book"

26 Of The World’s Most Extraordinary Libraries That Every Book Worm Will Love

This list covers the most impressive old and new libraries around the world!

Interactive ‘Motion Silhouette’ Book Uses Light And Shadows To Bring Stories To Life

Megumi Kajiwara and Tatuhiko Nijima, two Japanese illustrators and designers, have created a beautiful book called Motion Silhouette that uses light and shadows to animate its beautifully illustrated pages.

A Nickel-Sized Mini Book Sums Up Most Of The Major Events Of Life On Earth

Illustrator and designer Evan Lorenzen has an admirably relaxed outlook on the history of the world, which helped him put the most important events on Earth into a teeny tiny book called “The Mini Book of Major Events.”

Man Proposes to His Girlfriend by Writing and Illustrating a Children’s Book

While some guys out there still think that hiding an engagement ring in a dessert is original, this man is already light-years ahead of them. He actually wrote and illustrated a children's book about him proposing, and as his girlfriend read this part out loud, he made it all come true.

Lumio: Portable Book-Shaped Light by Max Gunawan

Architect Max Gunawan designed a portable book-shaped light that can be mistaken for an ordinary hard cover, but once opened, Lumio turns out to be a disguised lamp.

A Book That Shows Every Color Imaginable

A New York-based artist Tauba Auerbach presented a 8 x 8 x 8-inch cube book, that contains the complete RGB color scheme page by page.

Carved Book Landscapes by Guy Laramee

Multidisciplinary artist Guy Laramee creates incredible book landscapes by carving old books, dictionaries and encyclopedias. His series entitled The Great Wall and Biblios represent the degradation of human culture and feature glacial landscapes, deep valleys and plateaus.

Book Paintings by Mike Stilkey

Unlike most normal people, LA artist Mike Stilkey doesn't just read books, he paints on them. The artist arranges thousands of old books and paints the books’ spines using pen and ink and acrylics.

Written Portraits for Collective Promotion Dutch Literature

To promote Dutch literature Van Wanten Etcetera agency created a series of realistic book sculptures representing the different faces behind the autobiographies. But you know what? We wouldn't mind if all autobiographies would look like that.