Tag: books

Jan 2, 2012

Incredible Landscapes Carved Into Books

Incredible Landscapes Carved Into Books

Artwork by GUY LARAMEE Hailing from Quebec, fellow Canadian Guy Laramee is a man with many talents. Not only is he a very accomplished painter and sculptor, but Guy is also a highly regarded musician, composer and stage director. With more than 30 years of practice, Guy’s work has been seen and heard…

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Nov 7, 2011

Intricate Book Art Carvings by Brian Dettmer

Intricate Book Art Carvings by Brian Dettmer

Artwork by BRIAN DETTMER Born in Chicago but currently living and working out of Atlanta, Georgia, contemporary artist Brian Dettmer creates incredible works of art with old books and tremendous patience. Using knives, tweezers and surgical tools, Brian meticulously exposes various layers to create his mind-blowing artwork. Dettmer has received critical acclaim around…

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Oct 4, 2011

15 Beautiful Libraries Around the World

15 Beautiful Libraries Around the World

Trinity College Library – University of Dublin | Photograph via Skylark Studio Following up from last year’s highly popular post ‘15 Incredible Libraries Around the World‘, the Sifter has compiled another collection of beautiful libraries from your comments and suggestions. Ultimately, it is the books within these buildings that make it special, but many…

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Aug 24, 2010

15 Incredible Libraries Around the World

15 Incredible Libraries Around the World

Moldova National Library – Photograph by Daniel Zollinger These pillars of higher learning are also home to some of the world’s most incredible architecture. Below is a small collection of stunning libraries around the globe. From the historical to the modern, these centres of knowledge and learning also preserve the history and culture of…

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