In a surprising twist of design fate, book decor is the look to check out now. This new spin on an old school favorite is a clever mix of classic, contemporary and high tech smarts. Here’s how to turn the page on style with a bit of literary wit. No reading required.
Crafted by laser printing a drawing with ink onto a page from a vintage recycled dictionary, this art print of “Girl If You Get Tired, Learn to Rest” by Banksy (England’s most famous street artist), adds a touch of graffiti cool. $13.49.
Shower without pride nor prejudice -but lots of style- with the Jane Austen & more shower curtain. $69.99.
Want to stress less and smile more in your home office or study area? Add the “Beagle Reading book” removable decal to the wall by your desk. 5 sizes/$8.49-$54.99.
For book decor underfoot, try the Library rubber doormat. It opens the door to imagination with a colorful take on leather bound books. $44.60.
Auntie Em’, I don’t think we’re in Kansas anymore. With its beautifully painted wood cover, The Wizard of OZ LED book light (by FAO Schwarz) looks like it was pulled from the library shelf. But open up this book decor and you’ll discover a soft, ambient night light with four changing light modes, a built-in power-saving timer and a built-in internal battery that can be recharged via the included USB cable. $26.99.
Studies show that spending too much time on digital devices causes stress, sleeping disorders and depression. If you (or others around you) want to avoid that but need a constant reminder to disconnect, the “Keep Calm and Read a Book” iphone case should do the trick. $27.08.