Meow x 100

by Storybird on September 3, 2012

100 Cats (and possibly some squirrels) by Willie Real via Drawn.

Painted book sculptures

by Mark on August 19, 2012

Mike Stilkey paints on books, to great effect.

You’ve got mail.

by Laszlo on August 5, 2012

Who wouldn’t want mail from Maurice Sendak or Edward Gorey?

Happy Valentine.

by Storybird on July 26, 2012

We know it’s not Valentine’s day. But this lovely illo from Yoko Tanji makes it so, no?

Not sleepless. Tireless.

by Mark on June 26, 2012

SALLY: Well, if you must know, it was because he was very jealous, and I had these days of the week underpants.

HARRY: Ehhhh. I’m sorry. I need the judges ruling on this. “Days of the weeks underpants”?

SALLY: Yes. They had the days of the week on them, and I thought they were sort of funny. And then one day Sheldon says to me, “You never wear Sunday.” It was all suspicious. Where was Sunday? Where had I left Sunday? And I told him, and he didn’t believe me.

HARRY: What?

SALLY: They don’t make Sunday.

HARRY: Why not?

SALLY: Because of God.

RIP Nora.


Facebook, redux.

by Storybird on June 25, 2012

Speaking of face books, here’s a collection by Dutch ad agency Van Wanten Etcetera for Book Week.

The face book

by Storybird on June 10, 2012

Malaysian architect and artist Hong Yi crafted a portrait of Mark Zuckerberg by carving the spines of books to create  shadows that mimic how sun hits a building throughout the day. Seven days and 36 editions of Game of Thrones later…


Minimalist music

by Laszlo on June 4, 2012

Victor Hertz strips songs to their core with these natty posters.

Shakespeare on the Seine

by Storybird on May 19, 2012

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France Today covers the venerable Paris bookstore Shakespeare & Company, paying tribute to its immortal owner George Whitman and highlighting the ambitions of its current steward, George’s daughter Sylvia Beach Whitman.

Haven’t been to the store? Pay a visit below.

Cover to cover

by Mark on May 6, 2012

Tyler, ever the trouble-maker, sketched this on Paper and shared it with the team. “It’s one of my favorite vintage covers.”

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Somehow, this led me to (stupidly) ask everyone for their favorite vintage covers, particularly from their childhood. I was quickly snowed under with jpgs and links.

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