Creative shelving

Stockholm bookcase

My brother-in-law, the self-proclaimed Swedish Okie and country bumpkin, is a book collector. This is only one of his meticulously organized bookcases.

Though his library is vast, most books fall into his narrow fields of interest: art, design, travel, photography, and ancient civilizations.

Holmes among homes

He has many books on home design, like Designer Apartments, Contemporary Houses, and editions from the Interiors and Conran series. I recently noticed with amusement that he has a copy of Sherlock Holmes shelved among them.

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2 Comments

  • February 22, 2011

    YELM

    ah yes. He is one of the remaining few of us who treasure our actual books.

  • February 25, 2011

    Bruce Marshall

    It could be a how-to book on elementary home design. Or maybe its presence there will remain a mystery.

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