“[Alex] Johnson’s book will remind our descendants of the whimsy and glory of making theater out of book storage.” (The Wall Street Journal)
“Stacked cinder blocks and boards work just as well–or as optimistic in this e-book world—as the swirling, angled, wacky shelves in Alex Johnson’s new book.” (The Los Angeles Times)
“…a very cool compilation of creatively designed bookshelves…” (The Chicago Tribune)
“Johnson’s delight in the inventiveness of contemporary bookshelf design is infectious, and the care for and love of books imbued in these creations may enthuse even the most devoted e-book reader.” (Publishers Weekly)
“Especially and particularly recommended to anyone whose ideas of interior decoration and design include rooms of bookshelves brimming over with their life-time collections.” (The Midwest Book Review)
About the Author
Alex Johnson is a writer and designer whose previous books include Bookshelf and Shedworking: The alternative workplace revolution. Both of his parents were librarians.