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November 12, 2012: My Ideal Bookshelf

Many thanks to Claire Cameron for introducing me to the work of artist Jane Mount. After losing her studio space in 2007 and being forced to work out of her tiny Manhattan apartment, Mount, formerly a large-scale portraitist, turned her … Continue reading

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October 5, 2012: Dewey Decimal Redux

Globe & Mail, where have you been? A couple of weeks ago, I caught an article in their online edition in which the Globe has finally picked up on a trend that’s been floating around the design world for a … Continue reading

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October 4, 2012: Real People’s Bookshelves IV

I know, I know. It’s been a long hiatus. I won’t bore you with excuses, but suffice it to say, I had a lovely summer and a great start to fall. Reading (like blogging) hasn’t been a huge focus of … Continue reading

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April 18, 2012: Real People’s Bookshelves III

Enter Kelly. I think it would be fair to label Kelly’s system the anti-shelf. Kelly says she too dreams of rooms filled with books and spends many hours looking at house magazines and browsing Pinterest to find inspiration. Kelly has … Continue reading

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April 11, 2012: Real People’s Bookshelves II

Not one to be left out of a good time, Lindsay sent me a photo of her bookshelves immediately after my last post. In her own words: “The opposite look. No order but I know where everything is.” In my own home, … Continue reading

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April 6, 2012: Real People’s Bookshelves

Sometime ago, I told Karen, one of my loyal (?) readers, that I would post a photo of the bookshelves in my own home. I have a lot to say about other people’s bookshelves, so when Karen asked, I thought … Continue reading

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