It was Thomas à Kempis who wrote, “I have sought rest everywhere, and have found it nowhere, save in a little corner, with a little book.” Would Flavorwire’s slideshow of book edifices have provided the ultimate in serenity, or the reverse? What if the corner were itself a book? Whatever else your reaction, we imagine awe will figure in somewhere. Below, a few of our favorites.
Kansas City Public Library
Argument #2, by Tom Bendtsen
Marta Minujin's collaborative Tower of Babel
Matej Kren’s Scanner
Book Igloo, by Miler Lagos