the joy of books

A delicious cup of tea, a plate of our favourite biscuits and a big fat novel are what make us happy on dull, grey evenings. But besides reading, people do really interesting things with books.

Sean Ohlenkamp and his wife Lisa created this video of the magical, secret lives of the books in Type Books in Toronto. It. Is. Crazy.


You’ve probably seen carved books before, but these amazing mini worlds or landscapes that Kyle Kirkpatrick carves out of books are so fantastic.

via Colossal

Jillian Tamaki embroiders book covers. Enough said.

via Joanna

All the single boys and men out there, take note – THIS is the kind of girl you should date. 

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Two Sarah Lawrence grads armed with their cameras, who have a penchant for making things pretty, following their eyes, following their hearts, even if they aren't always standing on their own two feet.
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3 Responses to the joy of books

  1. suvidapropia says:

    this is just the best.

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