New frontiers in book storage.

Considering Scott McLemee's Intellectual Affairs column that discussed the moral questions inherent in shelving, displaying or not displaying your books -- and considering these artsy, impractical bookshelf designs as well -- book/daddy offers this, which his brother in Seattle sent him. The cushions present us with a possible recycling of all those "cozies," the quaint, Agatha Christie-style mysteries, upon which book/daddy wouldn't mind resting his butt.

Or one may consider it a design update of the famous Frank Gehry cardboard chair -- with a new, memory-storage capacity included.


July 25, 2008 9:37 AM |



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