Houses Made of Books

Livio De Marchi is a bonkers-talented Venetian woodworker and sculptor who has created- wait for it- ENTIRE HOUSES made of hand-carved book sculptures. There’s one in Tambre D’Alpago, Italy, Germany, and Japan, and every aspect of the houses are book-themed.


book house

The chair looks like book leather and binding, and the dining “furniture” is…BOOKS.

book house dining room

Another view of the dining room table and the “book” shelves.

book house dining 2

Of course you walk through reading glasses to get to it.

book house gate

See more at the artist’s website!


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