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    Ugly: The Aesthetics of Everything by Stephen Bayley

    The London Magazine - Stephen and Flo Bayley

    Stephen Bayley's bathroom mirrors

    ‘A maddeningly lovely book’ STEPHEN BAYLEY

    Life's A Pitch - easy to read, full of magic - by Stephen Bayley

    our aesthetic categories: zany, cute, interesting - sianne ngai, 2012

    10x10 - emiliano ponzi, 2012

    i saw a peacock with a fiery tail - based on 17th century british 'trick' poem, illustrated by ramsingh urveti, 2012

    100 ideas that changed film - david parkinson, 2012 [brain pickings book review article]

    glittering images: a journey through art from egypt to star wars - camille paglia, 2012

    the age of insight: the quest to understand the unconscious in art, mind and brain - from vienna 1900 to the present - eric kandel, 2012 [nobel prize winner on the influence between the vienna school of medicine & the vienna school of art history]

    the breathless zoo: taxidermy & the cultures of longing - rachel poliquin, 2012 [link to a los angeles review of books article by anjuri raza kola, 2012]

    uncanny: surrealism & graphic design - rick poyner, 2012

    bauhaus: art as life - exh cat, 2012

    the where, the why, & the how: 75 scientific mysteries, illustrated by some of today's hottest artists - julia rothman, jenny volvovski & matt lamothe, 2012 [link to brain pickings review; motion graphics book trailer; & sample pages/designs]

    Jane Austen

    The Blue Flower

    National Library Week, 1961

    Edith Sitwell, English Eccentrics

    Sorry DPL, I want to work at Mr. Penumbra's. I am loving this quirky novel about technology, and books, and OK (old knowledge). And, what are those patrons up to back in the stacks?????

    Obviously amazing