Accessorator's Delight ... Maison Martin Margiela!!!

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Two of my favorite "accessorations" are books & bookcases!!!

 

I found this divine combination at the

Maison Martin Margiela on Greenwich Street, NYC.

 

Isn't is fabulous!!!

Bookcases All Over The World ........ Now, Istanbul!!!

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Just got to The House Hotel ......
located in Nisantase, the Madison Avenue of Istanbul,
 above the Prada store (the best)!!!!

The hotel is fabulous 
but, I couldn't take my eyes off ......
the bookcases!!!!

Aren't they incredible!!!!! 

I really am the ultimate bookcase junkie!!!!

A Bevy of Beguiling Bookshelves @ ICFF!!!!!

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JOO DESIGN - KOREA

 

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LAURIE BECKERMAN DESIGN - NEW YORK CITY

 

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EGG DESIGNS - DRUMMOND, SOUTH AFRICA

 

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DESIGNARTIST SOH - KOREA

 

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PERFORMA DESIGN - GERMANY

 

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PRATT STUDENT PROTOTYPE - BROOKLYN, NEW YORK

 

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RS BARCELONA, FORD & CHING - LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA

 

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FAKTURA DESIGN - BROOKLYN, NEW YORK

 

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JORDI MILA, DESIGNLUSH - NEW YORK CITY

 

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DOIZ DESIGN - BRAZIL

 

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KATZ - RIGA, LATVIA

 

Yesterday I played with the newest hip gadget, the I-Pad ...... and realized 
it is definitely going to change the way we buy & look at books ..... 
possibly making this post ancient history!!! 

 

YIKES, that thought is horrifying and puts me into a total twirl!!! 

 

In my world books & bookcases will never, never, never be obsolete!!!!! I love the feel of books, how they look, how they smell, and how they age ........ and a bookcase for me is the center piece of a room!!!! It is home to the most unique, eclectic "accessorations" in my homeBookshelves are designed to be tableaus that show our personalities, house our most important treasures, including the books that we have collected & cherished for decades ......... they reflect our individual histories!!!!!!!!!

 

So without reservation,, I am absolutely putting these fabulous bookcases
into the universe!!! I think they are fabulous designs; innovative
shapes, great materials, and terrific colors ....... and a 
great addition to the bookcases I found 
in Milan (see blog 5/5/10)!!!!!!

Bookcases Were Everywhere ........ Or Is It All I See!!!!

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TOP OF A CAR ON VIA MONTE NAPOLEONE!!!!

 

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"STANZA" BY KEISUKE KAWASE @ SPAZIO ROSSANA ORLANDI

 

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MARTINO GAMPER @ GALLERY NULIFAR

 

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DRIADE

 

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"SPAZALIE" SERIES BY FRANCESCA LANZAVECCHIA & HUNN WAI

 

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"MELT" BY THOMAS SANDELL @MARASOTTO
 
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PAINTED BY ARTIST @ ENVIRONMENT FURNITURE COMPANY

 

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DAVID CHIPPERFIELD FOR TRA LE BRICCOLE DI VENEZIA EXHIBITION @ TRIENNALE DESIGN MUSEUM

 

I love bookcases best, best, best!!! And, there were enough in 
Milan to even satisfy me ...... from the top of a parked 
car to my favorite design museum..... DIVINE!!!!!!

Books & Magazine Sittin' on Book Shelves!!!!!!!

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This is probably the most innovative and creative "bookcase" design I have ever seen!!! Walking along Orchard Street Friday, I crossed the street to look at this trendy "lifestyle" store Reed Space. It was filled with "cool" clothing that was wonderful, but .......  all I could see were these fabulous "bookcase" of baby desk chairs!!!! Hanging next to each other on simple hooks, these chairs make the most stunning wall sculpture ...... such a simple idea ..... reclaiming kids desk chairs in a functional way!!!!!! Sooooooo green!!!!

 

I wish I had thought of this ..... I didn't ..... but, I did see it and am passing it on!!!! There are a zillion combinations of color that can be done to vary the concept ...... imagine each chair a different color, each row a different color, or color blocks of chairs ..... you can play endlessly!!!! Have fun!!!!