Posts tagged "books"
Favorite #10: The History of Love

Favorite #10: The History of Love

Have you guys read The History of Love, by Nicole Krauss? It’s a sweet and lovely book if there ever was one. The writing is almost poetic — I read the book with a pencil and a highlighter just so I could be sure to note all of my favorite passages.  (Nerd alert, I know.... (read more)
5: Products to Help With Your Resolutions

5: Products to Help With Your Resolutions

It’s the time of year to start fresh with some new resolutions.  Luckily, there are lots of products out there to help you stick to those goals.  (Stayed tuned for later in the week when I’ll share a few of my own resolutions.) Here are a few ideas to get you started: 1: To help... (read more)
Beautiful Library Escapes

Beautiful Library Escapes

Aren’t libraries just so lovely?  Sometimes there seems like no better place to escape…. [George Peabody Library, Johns Hopkins University] [Trinity Library, Dublin, Ireland] [New York Public Library] [Home Library, Monte Carlo] [Library of the Benedictine Monastery, Austria] [Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University ] [Bapst Library, Boston College University [Home Library, David Kaihoi]... (read more)
Favorite #4: Beautiful Books

Favorite #4: Beautiful Books

If you love books (my favorite thing to collect) and don’t know about Coralie Bickford-Smith you are seriously missing out.  She’s a cover designer at Penguin Books and her designs are one of a kind.  Her cloth-bound designs can be hard to come by and quick to sell out.  The colors and the details in... (read more)
Design Idea: Showcase your Books by Color

Design Idea: Showcase your Books by Color

A few years ago when I moved into my new apartment, I organized my books by color and I’m never going back to a mess of unorganized books again.  Having a color-coded bookcase makes your books seems like they’re part of an overall design and the bookcase is like its own piece of art instead... (read more)
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