Japanese artist Bunpei Yorifuji breathes life to nature’s simplest substances in his book Wonderful Life with the Elements: The Periodic Table Personified. A great read for kids and adults alike.
James Bit makes jackets that make game cases look like classic Penguin books. You can customize the author, title and colors, but he’ll only send the template; you’ll have to print it on your own.
Andrew Weiss’ blog pays homage to the kitschy Choose Your Own Adventure novels that were popular decades ago, featuring the paragraphs that we didn’t want to read: the bad endings.
The who: you. The where: office. The what: no. 2 as your no. 1 priority. We’ve all been there – er, we know someone who’s gone through it. This book would’ve helped that person a lot.
A book that packs three great genres under a single cover. Not only does it have ninjas, pirates and zombies (and a unicorn) – it’s described as “part Napoleon Dynamite, part The Matrix.”
Charlie Brown and the Peanuts gang define love in simple but true terms in Charles M. Schulz’ 1965 book, Love is Walking Hand in Hand. The book is out of print, hence its high price. (Thanks Bea!)
Etsy seller Cleverhands makes straps with small loops for carrying pens and pencils while wrapped around a book, sketchpad or journal. There’s also a version that carries cellphones.
Someday a “book” will be but bits of data, just one of the many functions embedded in our gadgets. Here’s a look at the soon-to-be lost art of printing and bookbinding, courtesy of Glen Milner.