Here’s a roundup of an idea we love: bookshelves with books arranged by color, in both private homes and public spaces. Use what you already have to create a whole new look for a room.
Above: Chris Cobb, a San Francisco artist, organized the entire stock of Adobe Bookshop in SF by color as an art installation. See more photos at Flickr.
Above: The home of Thibault de Montaigu and Sofia Achaval in Paris; see the interiors at The Selby.
Above: A private library in the UK; photographed by Simon Watson.
Above: Simple industrial shelves with color coded books; image via Making Life a Little Sweeter.
Above: Vitsoe shelves with color-themed book arrangements; via Flickr.
Above: The Laudromat Cafe in Copenhagen, discovered via The Style Files.
For more fun with books (and a DIY idea), see Remodelista’s post, Accessories: Book City Covers.