Pinterest • The world’s catalog of ideas

Explore World S Public, Public Photo, and more!

Kansas City Public Library, MO

Kansas City Public Library parking garage. The 22 book titles were chosen by patrons of the librrary. Love it!

An outstanding piece with a delicate nature. Discover Grace dining chair at Maison et Objet 2017!

European cities boast some of the most impressive public spaces in the world. From the Piazza Navona in Rome to the Superkilen Urban Park in Copenhagen, civic spaces across the continent deserve to be celebrated for setting atmospheric tone and shifting a city’s overall culture.

Stockholm Public Library is a rotunda library building in Stockholm, Sweden, designed by Swedish architect Gunnar Asplund. The library was prepared from 1918 and onwards by a committee in which Asplund himself took part. Construction began in 1924, and the library was completed in 1928. In fact it was Sweden’s first public library to apply the principle of open shelves.

MERGING WORLDS - A N O U K H A E G E N S | Two worlds merge. The harsh urban environment is softened. These dividers create a place where you can feel at home in public space. Rugged construction materials blend with the classic refinement of macramé knotting.

The 25 Most Beautiful Public Libraries in the World

[Editor’s note: In celebration of the holidays, we’re counting down the top 12 Flavorwire features of 2012. This post, at #3, was originally published April 16.] We’re suckers for…