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This Geneva Library Marries Retro and Contemporary Design Details

 - Jun 3, 2015
Matali Crasset's Geneva library project marries retro and contemporary design details seamlessly. The French designer's latest creation is a warm and engaging reading space that is accented with warm wood finishes and metal elements that are displayed in a vibrant, green hue.

This reading institution rejects traditional library decor that is clinical and mundane and instead encourages imagination. In addition to its neon green details, this Geneva library by Matali Crasset also features a large, wooden element that is designed for the building's younger visitors. Its is designed to resembles an abstract spaceship vessel and doubles as a play area and standing shelf with efficient book storage.

This contemporary library encourages visitors to study and read in an environment that is inspiring rather than understated.