Novel Ideas: Books as Furniture & Functional Décor

March 7, 2011 · Print This Article

[ By Steph in Art & Design, Home & Garden. ]

Unloved and unwanted, millions of books are sent to landfills when their text is no longer valuable in itself; the glue in the spine makes them difficult to recycle. But shift their operate

from repositories for words and pictures to physical building blocks for furniture and décor, and suddenly they once again become desirable objects. These 14 bookcases, stools, lamps, vases, counters and even planters give old books a new life.

Counters & Desks

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[Source] Steph

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