Very pleased with our new bookshelf – a Christmas present from me to Caroline.

Spotted in the Victoria and Albert museum – a Ron Arad classic design.  Mass-produced but every one is different as you bend it to your own choice of shape.  Here’s the one we did:


Ron Arad “Bookworm” shelf

Having got such a cool bookshelf, the next thing is to choose books that do it justice.  The effect to be aimed at is to impress visitors without, of course, making it obvious that this was the objective: they should look as if they just happened to be there.

Artlessly chosen books

Artlessly chosen books

As Erving Goffman says, everything we do is a performance.

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