XL-Muse creates tunnel of books for shop in China

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        Shanghai studio <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/xl-muse/">XL-Muse</a> has used black mirrored flooring and arched shelves to create a tunnel of books inside a Chinese store (+ slideshow). <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2016/07/09/yangzhou-zhongshuge-bookshop-yangzhou-china-xl-muse-li-xiang-tunnel-books/" class="more-link">(more&hellip;)</a>

Zhongsuhge-Hangzhou bookshop features mirrored ceilings and wraparound bookshelves

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        An oval reading room with stepped shelving and a display room with tree-trunk-shaped columns are among the spaces designed by Shanghai studio XL-Muse for this <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/bookshops/">bookshop</a> in <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/hangzhou/">Hangzhou</a>, China (+ slideshow). <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2016/05/22/zhongsuhge-hangzhou-bookshop-li-xiang-xl-muse-mirrored-ceilings-bookshelves-china/" class="more-link">(more&hellip;)</a>

SelgasCano creates London bookstore promoting “a return to physical material things”

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        Spanish studio <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/SelgasCano/">SelgasCano</a> has completed a concept <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/bookshops/">bookstore</a> in east <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/london/">London</a>, with handmade wooden bookshelves based on the fictional Library of Babel and a strict no-phone policy (+ slideshow). <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2016/02/22/selgas-cano-architects-libreria-concept-bookshop-east-london-second-home/" class="more-link">(more&hellip;)</a>

Box-like shelving covers walls in SoNo Arhitekti’s Book Centre Trieste shop

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        Slovenian studio <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/sono/">SoNo Arhitekti</a> has lined a <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/bookshops/">book store</a> in Trieste, Italy, with floor-to-ceiling stacks of <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/bookcases/">shelves</a> in patterns that reference the architecture of a local landmark (+ slideshow). <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2015/10/02/sono-arhitekti-book-store-trieste-italy-shelving/" class="more-link">(more&hellip;)</a>

Klein Dytham’s Shonan T-Site is a bookstore with a makeshift high street inside

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        An ivy motif spreads across the exterior of this <a title="More bookshops on Dezeen" href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/bookshops/">bookstore</a> in Japan by <a title="Klein Dytham Architecture archive on Dezeen" href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/klein-dytham-architecture/">Klein Dytham Architecture</a>, while the interior presents books and magazines on a "street" that also includes a cafe and a hair salon (+ slideshow). <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2015/01/21/shonan-t-site-tsutaya-bookstore-japan-klein-dytham-architecture/" class="more-link">(more&hellip;)</a>

São Paulo bookstore walls are “clad with books” from floor to ceiling

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        <strong><a href="http://www.dezeen.com/events/2014/inside-festival-2014/">Inside Festival 2014:</a></strong> architect Mariana Simas explains how <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/studio-mk27/">Studio MK27</a> transformed a former São Paulo cinema into a bookshop that <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2014/10/01/inside-awards-2014-day-one-winners-announced/">won the Retail category at this year's Inside Festival</a> (+ movie). <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2014/11/17/movie-sao-paulo-livraria-cultura-bookstore-walls-clad-books-floor-ceiling-studio-mk27-video-interview/" class="more-link">(more...)</a>

Studio MK27’s “bookstore of the 21st century” was designed as a social meeting place

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        The vast open-plan <a title="Interiors archive on Dezeen" href="http://www.dezeen.com/interiors">interior</a> of this São Paulo <a title="Bookshops archive on Dezeen" href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/bookshops">bookshop</a> by <a title="Studio MK27 archive on Dezeen" href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/studio-mk27/">Studio MK27</a> was designed to encourage shoppers to stay and read the books they've purchased or to simply hang out with friends (+ movie). <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2014/10/24/studio-mk27-livraria-cultura-bookstore-sao-paulo-meeting-place/" class="more-link">(more...)</a>

Colour-coded books produce a rainbow-like display in a Rio bookshop by Studio Arthur Casas

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        Books are arranged by colour rather than by title on the upper shelves of this <a title="Bookshops archive on Dezeen" href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/bookshops/">bookshop</a> in Rio de Janeiro designed by São Paulo firm Studio Arthur Casas (+ slideshow). <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2014/09/27/saraiva-bookstore-studio-arthur-casas/" class="more-link">(more...)</a>