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The world of literature is the densest and richest medium available to us. Getting lost in a book is a lot like getting lost in another world, as our imaginations are the only thing bringing these pages to life. Although the number of books being read on a yearly basis has dropped substantially over the past two decades, reading is still alive and well, with more books being produced each year than ever before. There are also a lot of more hardcore readers around, people who like to call themselves bibliophiles. Here is a list of 10 awesome things that have been made specially for bibliophiles.
It is very important to promote the culture of reading and the Target corporation has been trying to actively do that for sometime now. They collaborated with the New York public library to create this unique art instillation that spells the word ‘Read’ using nothing but Dr. Seuss books.
This hostel in Tokyo has been created to look like it was a library, just to put the students in more of a thinking mood. The bunks are divided into bookshelves and there are plenty of book available all around the students for them to read before dozing off.
A great way to promote reading is by making reading appeal to the younger audience. A library in Mexico has decided to do that by playing around with its architecture. Conarte Library in Monterrey is actually shaped to look like a cocoon. This futuristic looking library has a great walk-in ratio simply because it looks so unique.
This wedding has been modeled to suit the interests of two bibliophiles who were getting married. Cindy and Sam love literature just as much as they love each other, which is why every facet of their wedding was crafted to match their interests.
Town Of Books
A lot of towns are proud of one element that they own and love. Hay-on-wye is a town that boasts of being a bibliophile’s paradise. The town has over 40 bookshops in close proximity and these stores are open quite late. If you ever want to lose yourself in literature, this is literally the town to visit.
This pumpkin was seen on a shelf at the Truro Public Library during this past Halloween. It is a great way to put knowledge and the festive season in one room.
Want to get your kid to start reading at an early age? A good way to do that is to create fond memories with literature, including possibly creating a bed such as this one that actually looks like a magical book.
Labryrinth Of Books
Brazilian artists Marcos Saboya and Gualter Pupo used a staggering 250,000 books in order to create a maze that would delight any bibliophile. This maze was created for the 3-month long London festival.
Stairway To Knowledge
Venice is the proud location of one of the most original looking libraries in the world. Libreria Acqua Alta, in Calle Lunga Santa Maria Formosa, is a true heaven for bibliophiles. Not only does the library have a rare and unique collection, it also utilizes old books in order to create its decor. It even has a staircase that has been made entirely of old books alone.
Do you know a bibliophile whose birthday is coming up soon? This is probably the kind of cake any bibliophile would love digging into on their special day.