Reading Time: 2 minutes Designer Massimo Moreale handcrafts stunning silver bookmarks. These bookmarks beautifully combine the art of sculpture and the art of literature. “They are gems that narrate your stories, emotions, memories, wishes,” says the artist, describing his collection of hand-carved treasures. Many of Moreale’s metallic masterpieces actually pay homage to classic stories such as Mody Dick and The Catcher in the […]
Reading Time: 3 minutes We all need a handy notebook from time to time, a place to collect all your drawings and countless lists. What’s better than one that’s nice to look at and fun to play with. Lately, designed notebooks seem to be a big trend, and I can see why. Here are a few of my favourites that […]
Reading Time: 2 minutes Hong Kong-based publishing house Viction:ary has collaborated with designers and illustrators from all around the world to create their “City Guide” books’ covers. These are all bound to get you all geared up and excited – either to do some actual travelling, or embark on an online journey to discover great illustration and design pieces! The covers represent a city […]
Reading Time: 2 minutes All books should have secret little presents in them waiting to be discovered! Ok maybe not all books, but this should still be a thing! “Fore-edge painting, which is believed to date back as early as the 1650s, is a way of hiding a painting on the edge of a book so that it can […]
Reading Time: < 1 minute Lilli Carré is a illustrator and printmaker, she also draws comics and makes moving pictures. Her books are especially splendid for their seemingly innocent illustration and eerie story lines. Lilli was born in 1983 in Los Angeles and currently lives in Chicago. See her work on vimeo or at the Eyeworks festival
Reading Time: < 1 minute Brian Dettmer is a sculptor that creates artworks out of old books. An interesting way to create striking works out of an unusual medium. We like… via: inhabitat.com
Reading Time: < 1 minute “A photo blog collection of all the best bookshelf photos from around the world for people who *heart* bookshelves.” via: swiss miss
Reading Time: < 1 minute Amazingly detailed stop-frame animation titled ‘Going West’ by Andersen M Studio for the New Zealand Book Council.