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The Marble Bookmark by Paul Cocksedge is a Novel Sculpture

By: Meghan Young - Published: • References: paulcocksedge & hypebeast
As more and more people turn to computers and e-readers for electronic version of books, the physical ones are beginning to turn into relics, which the Marble Bookmark happens to emphasize. A giant, sculptural page keeper, it is one part art and one part bookshelf. The Marble Bookmark displays the novel being read in such a way that it is itself transformed into a work of art.

Created by British designer Paul Cocksedge, the Marble Bookmark is a more extravagant version of his original Bookmark, which was crafted out of PCV-coated wood. Available in two sizes, table and floor, the Marble Bookmark has a slightly rounded base that allows it to rock soothingly whenever a book is placed on it or taken off. As written on Cocksedge's website, the Marble Bookmark "offers a rest for even the wildest of stories." Stats for Giant Page Keepers Trending: Older & Chilly
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