Category: Interior Design

  • For Members Only: Library debuts in London

      The latest foray in London’s busy members only club scene is Library, a book-centered destination with all the usual amenities plus a whole lot more. It also offers a  boutique hotel on the premises and “The Kitchen” which will feature rotating menus influenced by the latest cookbooks and will even have the author/chef  occasionally come in and cook.…

  • A beautiful bookshop in Brazil

    The people of Brazil have something else to cheer about in addition the recent World Cup festivities. Check out the Livraria Cultura bookshop in São Paulo designed by Studio MK-27. The goal was to create a bookshop that doubled as a meeting place and as these images attest they seem to have done a fine job. The open well-light floor…

  • A Peek into Sigmund Freud’s Life

    Sigmund Freud was born on this day in 1856. Trained as a neurologist Freud was the founding father of psychoanalysis and left one of the larger footprints on 20th century thought and culture. His “innovative treatment of human actions, dreams, and indeed of cultural artifacts as invariably possessing implicit symbolic significance has proven to be extraordinarily fruitful,…

  • Follow the Rainbow: The Children’s Section at Saraiva Bookstore in São Paulo

    Wow! Loving this interior designed by architect and furniture designer Arthur Casas for the Saraiva Bookstore in São Paulo, Brazil . While the rest of the bookstore stays pretty linear he has created a stunning children’s section. Wrapped in a rainbow-colored carpet with Gaudi-style shelves for display I’d be hard-pressed to get my kids to ever want to leave.  …

  • The Homes of Classic Literature

    Homes of Classic Literature by Terrys Fabrics. via GalleyCat