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    The Infinity Bookcase

    Dutch artist Job Koelewijn sure knows how to make an awesome bookcase. Behold his lemniscate bookshelf that represents the infinite power of books and learnin’

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    Pure sex. I would sleep inside that thing.


    OMG I want that. And a sculpture by Syoryu Honda.
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    ...and then the blog goes on to blow it by posting links to the two lamest bookcases I've ever seen in my life from Amazon.com. Damn my eyes!
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    I would not put books in the part where the shelves cross, at least on the top. Instead, I would build a slot car track on top of the bookshelf.
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    How do you get to the middle parts? Do you have to hop over?

    But I guess design is more the emphasis here than practicality.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    I would not put books in the part where the shelves cross, at least on the top. Instead, I would build a slot car track on top of the bookshelf.
    Dang. I was going to suggest slot cars.

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    Quote Originally Posted by apricissimus View Post
    How do you get to the middle parts? Do you have to hop over?

    But I guess design is more the emphasis here than practicality.


    Look up the artist. He's into radical interior design art installations.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post

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    Bookcase house.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    That's awesome.

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    Quote Originally Posted by x136 View Post
    That's awesome.

    Looks like something we could all do with tools too.
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    that's so cool, i want one if i have enough money buy so many books

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    That's twisted.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jan12 View Post
    that's so cool, i want one if i have enough money buy so many books
    I've seen places where you can buy books by the yard, cheap. Made for people who want that old-timey "library room" look, but own about three books, I guess.

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    That's very nice--I could spend all day there. Too bad there's no small fireplace for a cozy reading nook.

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    Nice, but have you got anything in papyrus?

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    Quote Originally Posted by East Hill View Post
    Too bad there's no small fireplace for a cozy reading nook.
    If they had room for that, they wouldn't need to put the books in the staircase.

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    Nice, but have you got anything in papyrus?
    The books are in the staircase, the papyrus is in the coat rack.

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    Quote Originally Posted by East Hill View Post
    That's very nice--I could spend all day there. Too bad there's no small fireplace for a cozy reading nook.

    East Hill

    The guy who designed the "fireplace stairs" didn't last too long.
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    You know who else liked to combine books with fire?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Serendipper View Post
    The guy who designed the "fireplace stairs" didn't last to long.
    up in smoke the down staircase?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Serendipper View Post
    Looks like something we could all do with tools too.
    Even with no tools.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wordbiker View Post
    Even with no tools.

    What kind of mortar do you use with those?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Serendipper View Post
    OMG I want that. And a sculpture by Syoryu Honda.
    Here is one by Sori Abu Tyorhonda

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    Quote Originally Posted by apricissimus View Post
    How do you get to the middle parts? Do you have to hop over?

    But I guess design is more the emphasis here than practicality.
    Yeah, this has serious design issues.

    When he invents a Moebius infinity bookcase, then he's on to something.
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    Quote Originally Posted by iamlucky13 View Post
    Yeah, this has serious design issues.

    When he invents a Moebius infinity bookcase, then he's on to something.


    It's not meant to be a functional bookcase.
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