Not sure how I feel about the baby-blue shelves. I guess I want bookshelves to be warm, dark, Oxford-y colors. But I love the chandelier and the use of space here. And the ladder.in a just world every library would have, and need, a ladder.
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Thierry W. Despont said of the library he created in a Georgian Revival house, also of his making, in Toronto, Canada. The library’s baronial design, a riff on the domed hall of Palladio’s Villa Capra. Fabric by Brunscwig
Rare and antique books line the shelves at Chetham Library, which was founded in making it the oldest public libary in the English speaking world in Manchester, England. Chetham's Library, which was established under the Will of Humphrey Chetham