More often than we like, we find ourselves wishing we had a tape measure. We love these pebble tape measures. Available in three kinds of wood, these pebble-shaped tape measures offer a smooth finish and a natural appearance. From LEIF.
From the January issue of Martha Stewart Living, graphic designer J. Williams seeks out mainstream treasures (rare books, vintage prints), but it's his more odd-ball stashes (such as twine) that tend to raise eyebrows.
Spetsifikatsiia iditola: prozroman uskorennogo tipa [Specification of the Iditol: prose novel of an accelerated type]. Berlin: Gelikon, A lovely copy of the Russian Futurist's second novel; cover illustration by Liubov' Kozintseva.
One branch of the popular Dutch bookstore chain Selexyz can be found right inside of a century Dominican church in Maastricht, Holland. The project known as Selexyz Dominicanen Maastricht, was designed by architecture firm Merkx + Girod.