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Artist Frank Halmans Turns Literary Classics into Houses with Windows

By: Tia Clarke - Published: • References: frankhalmans.nl & designboom
Suddenly our book shelf is feeling a little underwhelming after getting a peek at this Dutch artist's DIY book art. Frank Halmans carved a series of classic books into mini houses in these inspired designs as part of his exhibition 'Built of Books'. The books are lined up on shelves with windows and doors intricately carved through the entire set. The works are intended to explore ideas of domesticity and memory and reinforce that fact that "the selected titles have no particular meaning and are not exceptional literary works."

While there is an intellectual reason behind these creations -- we also think that this would be a great way to spruce up your home or bedroom.




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