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Blankets (New Hardcover Edition) by Craig Thompson
5.0 out of 5 stars Wrapped up, 4 Nov 2011
I bought this book without reading the synopsis or reviews, but merely on the quality of the cover artwork (A resounding result for Amazon recommendations, I think). The quality of the book is every bit as beautiful as that first example. Simple enough, so you can relax about that.

However, it is the emotion enwrapped in these images where the biggest accolade should be given. The history of a young man questioning the motives of a very one-sided, deeply Christian upbringing and the hypocrisy of those riding with the convention, is superbly presented with heartfelt inspiration. On top of this, is the wrenching internal conflict he experiences when love finds him in the shape of… Read more
Miller's Collecting Modern Design by Sally Hoban
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As a child this was how I saw the future, all square and round with colour and purpose. So imagine the grapple of my emotions to realise that the future was already in the past and everything I was waiting for was available to buy if I looked hard enough. And it was this book that helped me appreciate that.

I was introduced to this book by a girl I knew. I read it cover to cover, which is delightfully easy, I might add. Not many weeks after finishing it, and armed now with a head full of new knowledge and visions of beautiful pictures as remnants of my reading, imagine my surprise when I found a great example of an egg chair in a local curio shop. I got in touch with the author,… Read more