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Barclay Douglas' Head Adornment is Perfect for Bookworms & Bibliophiles

By: Marissa Brassfield - Published:   Updated: Aug 16 2011 • References: barclaydouglas & behance.net
Barclay Douglas' papercraft wig is perfect for bookworms, those who are balding or anyone who appreciates a good piece of tree-killing art. The wig is comprised of yellowed paper onto which the phrase "Read Books, Grow Knowledge" is printed.

We've seen a number of innovations fashioned from old books. What a novel way to recycle an old tome that's headed for the trash! Check out more of Barclay Douglas' work at the link below.

Implications - Wigs were once considered historically favored, yet out of style now; however, with famous celebrities like Cher and Rihanna re-popularizing wigs, many fashion houses are taking notice. The appeal of a wig is in how easily it allows for dramatic aesthetic transformation, which is attractive to consumers seeking escape.

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