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Wednesday, September 29, 2010


Unique pieces from Obsolete's collection. I wish I could buy them all or go and live into their showroom.

artist: Tom Haney

artist: Anne Siem

Sunday, September 26, 2010


Rainy days should be spent at home with a cup of tea and a good book...

"Βιβλία, η χάρτινη μνήμη της ανθρωπότητας"

"Literature is news that stay news"
Ezra Pound

via Alkemie

"A sure sign of a good book is that you like it more the older you get."
G. C. Lichtenberg

"Just the knowledge that a good book is awaiting one at the end of a long day makes the day happier."
Kathleen Norris

"You will be surprised what psychological motivation there is in your having physical possession of he books you plan to read."
Norman Lewis

Books are wings

"You know you've read a good book when you turn the last page and feel a little as if you lost a friend."
Paul Sweeney

"Statimque, ut pecuniam accpero, Graecus primum autores, deinde vestes emam"
("Το πρώτο πράγμα που θα κάνω όταν έχω χρήματα, είναι να αγοράσω ελληνικά βιβλία και κατόπιν θα αγοράσω ρούχα")
"Beware of the man of one book."
Thomas Aquinas

"A room without books is like a body without a soul."
Marcus T. Cicero

"Books are not made for furniture, but there is nothing else that so beautifully furnishes a house."
H. W. Beeches

via we heart it

"Πάντα φανταζόμουνα ότι ο Παράδεισος θα είναι ένα είδος βιβλιοθήκης."
Jorge Luis Borges

"You don't have to burn books to destroy a culture.
Just get people to stop reading them."
Ray Bradbury

Trompe l'oeil wallpaper via bodie and fou

An interesting bookcase

Carl Spitzweg (1808-1885)

"Le rat de bibliotheque" Carl Spitzweg

Comment vivre avec 35000 livres chez soi ?
C'est ce que raconte ce petit livre au titre magique :

"Atlantis" bookstore in Oia

"Never read a book that is not a year old."
R. W. Emerson

"Βρίσκω την τηλεόραση πολύ εκπαιδευτική. Κάθε φορά που κάποιος ανοίγει τη συσκευή, πηγαίνω στο άλλο δωμάτιο και διαβάζω ένα βιβλίο."

via bookstore couture

"Εκεί όπου καίγονται τα βιβλία, και άνθρωποι θα καούν σύντομα."
Heinrich Heine

"Reading makes a full man, conference a ready man, an writing an exact man."
Francis Bacon

via bookstore couture

via we heart it

"Books are the quietest and most constant of friends. They are the most accessible and wisest of councellors, and the most patient of teachers."
Ch. W. Eliot

Boston public library (via bookstore couture)

"A library is a hospital for the mind."

"Words become ideas, ideas become texts, texts become feelings, feelings become life."

"El Ateneo" Buenos Aires

"There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them."
Joseph Brodsky

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