In the heart of New York is the St. Mark's Bookshop, where instead of boring rectangular cabinets, there are long curved shelves that resemble the waves of the sea. The main thing for buyers is not to drown in the ocean of books.
Clouds Architecture Office took over the interior design. The designers completely abandoned right angles and focused on horizontal lines. The vertical elements of the shelving are slightly recessed, and the lower shelves are at a slight angle, which makes it easier to see the spines of the books.
In the center of the store, a wave of book shelves creates a small semi-enclosed space where authors can meet their readers, and visitors who have free time can sit at a comfortable table for free and enjoy reading a book they like.
However, not only shelving in stores can draw attention to traditional paper books, but also various art installations using books in the most unusual way.
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