Monday, November 8, 2010

Book Tables

There's a new steampunklet in my life and home, so it's been a bit hectic and sleep deprived around here. Just ran across these I thought you all would like, however.

The counter at Brunswick Bound bookstore, designed by architect Christie Petsini. via.

"Layers" by designer Richard Hutten. via.

Desk at the Library Bibliotheek TU Delft. via.

Coffee table, available from etsy seller Tytie. via.

End tables, also by Tytie. via.


Tales of Whimsy said...

Love them! But what I really love is that chair in the final image.

Artsnark said...

Fun post! Did you catch the flipped over book themed coffee bar that has been working its way around the web?

Liz Svoboda said...

I thought you might like this site.

Andy from Workshopshed said...

The Library bar on the top floor of the Ramada hotel in Doha, Qatar that has tables and chairs made from books

Xa Lynn said...

Congrats on the latest steampunklet!

Adrienne said...

Congrats on the steampunklet :) And I love that book counter!

cheryl j said...

how cool is that

MarkHarrison said...

A few years ago someone made some shelf brackets that looked like leatherbound books.

The funniest thing about them was the titles of the books they were meant to be - which was something like "A complete history of bookshelf design, Vol I", and Vol II, and Vol III :-)

jessi said...

congrats on the steampunklet !!

and i love the chairs in the last pic, that is just where i'd like to curl up with a book :)

colorizer said...

Congratulations, Sara!

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Elizabeth said...

I could never have one of those tables in my house- I'd be paranoid about spilling coffee on the books!

Congratulations on the new addition!

Anonymous said...

Thats pretty cool. Great for a bookshop.

Lynne said...

I'm seeing more structures made of books in catalogs and design magazines lately. I seem to form "end tables" of books purely by accident... ^_^

Congratulations, Sara and family! Happy Thanksgiving!

Keizer Broodje said...

Nice blog!

Check out my post about steampunk:

daphne sy said...

I never thought of that. .wow such a creative idea!!so in love:)

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Jessie said...

I'm not the biggest fan of the book tables. Its colorful, its functional, but all I keep thinking is 'what a waste of good books'.

Could you imagine the papercuts you may procure just by moving a table? :p

zimbarine said...

booklovers paradise...
It give me many ideas, thanks.

Pro Team said...

Wow thats really cool!

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