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Bookshelves as Art

Photo by chotda
Photo by Flickr User chotda

So there was a post on Apartment Therapy today about color coding a bookshelf and I don’t think anybody can do it with more beauty than the much-blogged about flickr user chotda.

A lot of people look towards such a stylish idea as impractical. As a person who uses books in her line of work, I can definitely hear those complaints loud and clear. However, it really is an interesting work of art when all is said and done. When someone in the comments mentioned a “database” to organize, it hit me.

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