A subway library prototype - scan a "book" to get a 10-page preview and at the end, it tells you the closest library where it's available!

A Subway Library

A trio of students from the Miami Ad School—Max Pilwat, Keri Tan and Ferdi Rodriguez—have came up with an innovative concept that allows people to read the first ten pages of popular books while riding the subway.

The only things you absolutely have to know is the location of the library. Albert Einstein

The only thing you absolutely have to know is the location of the library-Albert Einstein -ain't that the truth.

The Underground Library on Vimeo New Yorkers will be given a free digital book sample to read on their way to work. Once finished they will be informed of the closest libraries so they could finish their story.

The Underground Library on Vimeo New Yorkers will be given a free digital book sample to read on their way to work. Once finished they will be informed of the closest libraries so they could finish their story.

Molecular Gastronomy and More: Modernist Cuisine, Volume 1 - Eating Our Words.    I own the series of books and am amazed every time I delve into them.  So much information to try to absorb.      To find the closest library that has a copy go to... http://modernistcuisine.com/buy/mc-locator/

Molecular Gastronomy and More: Modernist Cuisine, Volume 1 - Eating Our Words

The only thing that you absolutely need to know, is the location of the library--Albert Einstein

The only thing that you absolutely need to know, is the location of the library--Albert Einstein As I'm in the closest library :)

Want to know where the closest library is? Oldham County Public Library is a great resource!

Want to know where the closest library is? Oldham County Public Library is a great resource!

An alarming expose on the overwhelming amount of scientific research concluding that media violence IS affecting our children in very real and scary psychological and physiological ways. Outlines what we can do to help turn the tide in society and in our own families, to help protect our children from further harm. The link goes to my review of the book, videos of the author, links to purchase or even find a copy in the closest library to you, wherever you live!

On School Shooters and Video Game Violence - "Have you ever heard of a school shooter who’s hobbies are kayaking, rock climbing, and fly-fishing? If that seems absurd – and it does seem absurd to me – we might be onto something.

old stories... I so need a place like this right now

starrydiadems: booklover: old stories (by some flowers which never wither) via thatcozybooknook

"The Subway Library” - the idea is brilliantly simple: posters with book titles and scannable barcodes are placed in subway cars where riders scan a book they are interested in (using Near Field Communication) and immediately get a ten-page preview. At the end of the preview, readers are prompted with the location of the closest library where the book is available.

A Subway Library

The Underground Library by Keri Tan, Max Pilwat and Ferdi Rodriguez This virtual library shelf would let New York subway passengers read the first 10 pages of a book on their smartphones before directing them to the nearest library to pick up a hard copy.

Van Cleef and Arpels Midnight Planetarium watch, which shows the rotations of Earth and the 6 closest planets.

Van Cleef and Arpels Midnight Planetarium watch

Van Cleef and Arpels Midnight Planetarium watch, which shows the rotations of Earth and the closest planets. Via Diamonds in the Library. I love Van Cleef and Arpels

Shelf to the left of the window closest to the house.  The shelf is to fill the whole space between window and wall.  5 shelves evenly spaced.  10 inches deep.

Green From the Ground Up

Built-ins for my books, window seat for my reading.want both for my home office! ---seen around a single window. Usually thing large bay or double windows, nice to see how this would look. For my small dinning window

A trio of students from the Miami Ad School—Max Pilwat, Keri Tan and Ferdi Rodriguez—have came up with an innovative concept that allows people to read the first ten pages of popular books while riding the subway.  Using near field communications (NFC) technology, commuters select the desired book from a list of popular titles and read its first ten pages—upon finishing, the reader will be informed of the closest library location from which they can pick up and read the rest of the book.

'The Underground Library' a proposal from students from the Miami Ad School that gives subway riders access to the first 10 pages of a book and directions to a library where they can pick up the rest!

Home office idea. Love the shelving and cool space for kiddos to do homework.

I like the idea of small recessed lights above the bookcases. Like shelf above door and work station

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