Check out the humble beginnings of some of the most complex architectural endeavors in Architects’ Sketchbooks. The book features preliminary sketches and insight from 85 of the world’s best.
Gary Ross’ The Hunger Games tells the tale of teenage pawns who must fight with one another until one survivor remains, relying on raw instinct and making impossible choices. (Thanks Simon!)
Etsy seller Nerdnest converts worn out vinyl records into bookends. You can specify your color preferences for the labels if you want. They can’t be used to prop up heavy books or items though.
Actual tomes carved out and turned into safes. They’re secured by bookbinding glue and have a magnetic closure, so they stay shut even when upright. The flask safes also come with a flask.
Whether you’re dealing with a first date, a messy divorce, or a bad day at work, How to Booze: Exquisite Cocktails and Unsound Advice has your back, mixing advice and the right drink to go with.
By interviewing 80 people from 30 different countries about their eating habits, Faith D’Aluisio and Peter Menzel were able to compile this tasty portrait of food and culture from around the globe.
There are some beautiful illustrations in Mozchops’ Salsa Invertebraxa, a vivid odyssey of two invertebrate companions and their journey through a vibrant world of imaginary insects and flora.
Milton Crawford’s cookbook breaks hangovers into six tidy categories of hurt, offering recipes and activities for snapping out of each type of morning fog the day after you get your drink on.