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Birth of a Book

Birth of a Book

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Beautiful French Country House Presumably the workplace of an artist and the home of a creative soul, this beautiful French country house is a treat for those with a keen eye. Or those who enjoy the revitalizing mix of nature and the human mind. Cocooned in natural surroundings, this house has a rustic, pristine and a raw feel to it. Semi-clad in luxury, this French cottage is a dream home for many. With the option of working indoors and outdoors, the house inspires vision.

Art from old books Jonathan Callan of London - The Defrauder. Jonathan Callen uses large screws to hold the books together. Jonathan Callen - The theoretical assumptions of management, 2008. Nazi concentration camp badges Nazi camp ID-emblems in a 1936 German illustration. Badge coding system[edit] The system of badges varied between the camps, and in the later stages of World War II, the use of badges dwindled in some camps, and became increasingly accidental in others. 10 Ideas for Notebook Time Recently, my seniors competed in a state-wide writing competition, and to aid in inspiration and help launch their writing process, I presented students with unique and exciting, low stakes writing opportunities. After reading my students’ writing contest pieces, I was reminded once again of the importance of time spent journaling—of the freedom and release of a writer’s notebook. Before we get to it, if you haven’t already checked out Tricia Ebarvia’s recent post on her three go-to writer’s notebook prompts, you should definitely do that now.

Make Room! Cool Color-Changing Walls for Your Home « Dornob This may be the best room-changing design idea since interior house paint: forget your white living room walls, green bedroom or brown kitchen and bring your favorite rooms to life with these incredible, changeable and colorful do-it-yourself pixelated wall displays. Feeling dark? Switch from colorful rainbow patterns to a pitch black surface in seconds. Want a bit of a flavorful accent? A Book Art Extravaganza Even though books are art in and of themselves, it's become quite the trend to turn this readable art form into something purely aesthetic. (And YA author and reality TV star Lauren Conrad used them for more "practical" purposes, to much controversy.) Scottish artist Georgia Russell removes and uses the pages of books to create her artistic visions: Other artists, like Robert The, turn a single book into a carved-out sculpture that doesn't look at all like a book: While Brian Dettmer carves elaborate scenes into the pages of books:

Humor pages. Humor from the net... - StumbleUpon To: Subject: Trivia Who collects this stuff?? ----- Begin Included Message ----- Bank robber John Dillinger played professional baseball. If you toss a penny 10000 times, it will not be heads 5000 times, but more like 4950. The heads picture weighs more, so it ends up on the bottom. The glue on Israeli postage stamps is certified kosher. The housefly hums in the middle octave, key of F.

Bedroom Designs: Modern Interior Design Ideas & Photos Do you prefer plush padding a minimalist pillow, a decked-out design or toned-down interior? From dazzling abstract designs to humorously offbeat sleeping spaces here are seven brilliant bedroom designs to inspire your imagination. Who knows, with a few decorative adjusts you might be able to remodel your own bedrooms to similar effect. If you love soft illumination and hate to sacrifice privacy, this bedroom interior has a brilliant combination of strategies from uplighting around the bed itself to wall panels that block direct views and sunlight but let light in around them.

Gestalten’s ‘Book Art’ by Paul Sloman: A Conversation With the Designer/Editor and Book Giveaway We here at The Fox Is Black love reading and especially love the work that Gestalten releases. They constantly release books that are interesting, creative, beautiful, and greatly intelligent. We had the opportunity to speak with the compiler, designer, and editor of one of their newest books: Book Art by Paul Sloman.