ISSUE 20  |  Outdoor Living

Palette & Paints: Books Arranged by Color

May 20, 2010 10:15 AM

BY Janet Hall

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A roundup of bookshelves with books arranged by color, in both private homes and public spaces (cafes, bookshops, clubs).

Above: Chris Cobb, a San Francisco artist, organized the entire stock of Adobe Bookshop in SF by color as an art installation. See more photos at Flickr.

Above: The home of Thibault de Montaigu and Sofia Achaval in Paris; see the interiors at The Selby.

Above: A private library in the UK; photographed by Simon Watson.

Above: Another bookshelf in the Paris home of Thibault de Montaigu and Sofia Achaval, via The Selby.

Above: Simple industrial shelves with color coded books; image via Making Life a Little Sweeter.

Above: Vitsoe shelves with color-themed book arrangements; via Flickr.

Above: The Laudromat Cafe in Copenhagen, discovered via The Style Files.

Above: A bookshelf on Erik Heywood's blog.