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words by Carly Kuhn
photos by Monroe Alvarez

For the organized, type-A type: Place two equally tall stacks sandwiching a smaller stack, topped with the perfect ceramic bowl.

For the plant lover: Elevate your potted plant with two books whose spines perfectly compliment the color of said plant.

For the minimalist: Characterize your books by the color of their spines. White spines with colored text.

For the bohemian surfer: Use your books as coasters.

 For the accessories obsessed: Use your stacked books as a place to stow your hat.

For the artist: Shove your books into whatever space they fit.


Details (in order of appearance):
Home of Barrett Prendergast @valleybrinkroad
Office of Jaclyn Johnson @createcultivate & @jaclynrjohnson
Office of Jaclyn Johnson
Home of Jessie Groveman & Brian De Lowe @jagjaguar & @howyouglow
Home of Kelly Vittengl @francesloom


Richard Avedon "Portraits" Coffee Table Book 

Helmut Newton Coffee Table Book

"The New Bohemians" by Justina Blakeny 

"Chanel and Her World" Coffee Table Book

"Venice, CA: Art & Architecture in a Maverick Community" Coffee Table Book 

"Wabi-Sabi for Artists, Designers, Poets & Philosophers" book 

Camel Floppy Hat (similar) 

"Get Some Head Space" book 

"The 20th Century Art Book" 

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