Here's a new way to admire great works of literature as beautiful, multi-dimensional layered sculptures carved out from the actual books. These spirited works are created by Tomoko Takeda, a Japanese artist-designer who takes her cutting tools to tomes and sculpts...
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Brian Dettmer, a New York-based artist known as the Book Surgeon, uses tweezers, knives, scalpels and other surgical tools to dissect and carve old books into intricate and beautiful sculptures. Dettmer's work has a sort of vintage touch to it because...
Well, we literally trash scrap books, but this artist Nick Georgiou is using them in a good way. He uses discarded books and newspapers for his sculptures.
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While most of us know that some of the greatest treasures can be found in books, turns out that sometimes they also appear on the fore-edges of the pages. Recently Colleen Theisen shared a gif she made, showing an amazing example...
American artist Nina Katchadourian creates witty poetry from the spines of different books.
Most of us know a feeling when a good book grabs you from the very first lines, and a young Bulgarian artist Mladen Penev managed to depict it quite literally. Although his photo sequence, called The Power of Books, was created in Vienna,...
Canadian artist Guy Laramee has recently published a new series of his amazing book landscapes which are made by carving old books, dictionaries and encyclopedias. He calls his new project "Guan Yin" and dedicates it "to the mysterious forces thanks to...
Colombian artist Miler Lagos constructed this entirely self-supporting book igloo using nothing more than carefully aligned books. Titled 'Home', this dome-like installation was on display at MagnanMetz Gallery in New York City late last year.
The Conceal Book Shelf from Umbra is like nothing you have ever seen before! This book shelf, which holds up to 15 pounds of books, screws directly into a wall stud and presto – you have an invisible book shelf! The...
Artist Guy Laramee creates amazing miniature book landscapes out of old books, dictionaries and encyclopedias. His series entitled The Great Wall and Biblios represent the degradation of human culture and show glacial landscapes, deep valleys and plateaus.