Unique Way to Display Books

Admire Piero Lissoni showroom display at the recent IDS12
What a unique artful way to display books!
They had the book covers removed and the book-spines facing inwards or 
sideways, so all we see are the book pages instead of the book titles. 
errr...this might not be the most practical way to keep our books, but 
certainly adds warm texture & interesting character to the room.


-Pics by Jenifer Flores of RamblingRenovators via Escapade


Ren- Lady Of The Arts said...

Very interesting- I have never seen this style so points for uniqueness but fail for organization!
I keep my books color coded and even that was a big step for me since they were well organized by subject and author prior to the color coordination.

You can see my book shelf here:

LenoreNeverM♡re said...

Luv that color-coded idea~
visual delight, Ren!

Jan said...

Visually nice LNM.
But I'm confused enough already.

Callie Grayson said...

Flip your books! Aha, funny story behind that!! There was a post on simply groves blog about doing this and the traffic of mean negative comments was amazing.
I think it looks awesome


Sécia Mischke said...

Looks really cool but I have to agree, not really practical if you actually want to read the books too!

♥ sécia

leslie.conner said...

neat, I like it!

Karena said...

I like color blocking the book shelves. Who would have the titles of this many books memorized!? I would be spending hours looking for instead of reading...

Art by Karena

LenoreNeverM♡re said...

Impossible to memorize all the books for sure, perhaps they're showcasing 'it' as a piece of art sculpture~

Christel @ Captivated by image said...

It looks really good! Maybe we can see it as a symbol of written history instead of normal books to read. I wrapped our most ugly study books with paper so they didn't look so hideous in our book cabinet ;)

Phoebe Limanta said...

Very different but very cozy :)

www.janetteria.com said...

Love it!

LenoreNeverM♡re said...

I do the same with my trashy novels, especially when i take them during my flights(blushed*)

~Thank you everyone!