Never-Ending Stories? Infinite-Loop Bookcase Design


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For those of us who never want to stop reading, this might be the best bookcase ever designed – a loop that folds endlessly back upon itself. Unfortunately, despite the awesome visual effect of the piece it only stores (of course) a finite number of actual volumes.

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Award-winning artist Job Koelewijn is known for works that engage his audiences and invite them to touch and otherwise more directly experience his creations. He has worked with everything from photography, film and architecture to performing art.

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Given his love of the written word and for senses such as touch and smell it is no surprise that Job chooses to work with books over and over and over again. Sometimes this takes the form of sculpture and other times the book covers become mosaics on walls or surfaces layered upon other sculptural forms.

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