Saturday, January 8, 2011

“You don't buy paintings to blend in with the sofa!”

This, from “Selling a Book by Its Cover” (The New York Times), reminds me of a scene in Hannah and Her Sisters
Book lovers, you can exhale. The printed, bound book has been given a stay of execution by an unlikely source: the design community. In this Kindle-and-iPad age, architects, builders and designers are still making spaces with shelves — lots and lots of shelves — and turning to companies like Mr. Wines’s Juniper Books for help filling them.
The associated slideshow, “Books as a Way to Grace a Room,” is nice.