Bookworm

22Feb10

I love to read – period. Nothing sounds more perfect than lying on the couch with a great book. Or at the beach on a beautiful day. For me – I can never buy into the Kindle or any other electronic book reader as I love the tangiable quality of flipping the pages. Plus – I’d be too afraid of damaging a Kindle or iPad with sand.

Penguin is releasing special editions of classic novels, clothed in linen and cover design by Coralie Bickford-Smith – Alice in Wonderland, The Odyssey, Treasure Island, Emma and Lady chatterly’s lover:

You can order the novels here. (links via design*sponge)

Also via Design*Sponge, designer Francisca Prieto experiments typography to create innovative interior design and accessories. The artwork showcased below is being featured at jaggedart gallery in London. Francisca takes Shakespearan pages and creates beautiful and intricate origami:

Get your read on.

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