Due to the glue that binds books along their spine, most paper recyclers will not take books for recycling unless the cover and glue is removed.
Bed of Books.
Bench of Thought (Banco del Pensamiento)
By Alvaro Tamarit, saatchionline.com
Bench made of books in Berlin.
An indoor bench would probably hold up better.
Photo by funnysock.deviantart.com
Book chairs by Jacqueline le Blue.
Recycled books and plywood.
Book table (recycled books and plywood) €1150.
By Jacquline le Blue, also custom orders.
Book bench by Jacqueline le Blue, €695.
Cut out most of the inside pages of the books and attach the bindings to plywood to make this a functional piece of furniture. Leave an inch of paper on the edges that will show. www.cncpt13.com
Book chair by Jacqueline le Blue.
The Portrait Chair (recycled books, wood, steel) at Freeman Centennial School is made from classic and popular books. The seat of the chair is cut to expose a variety of print surface. The most avid readers from the library are celebrated by having their photograph taken in ‘The Chair’. By Mags Harries. harriesheder.com
Book Chair at the Olive B. Day Elementary School is made from children’s books sandwiched together with the titles are visible. The most avid readers from the school are celebrated by having their photograph taken in the Chair. By Mags Harries. harriesheder.com
Book chair by Richard Hutten.
Plexiglass covers the seat bottom.
Rug made of Books.
Bibliophilism was created from discarded books, rescued from library dumpsters, estate sales and donations. These books had seemingly lost the purpose for which they were originally intended. By pamelapaulsrud.com
Book Room Partition – Sweden
Hit Oktavilla – 2 videos show build process.
Desk made from books.
There are many such desks in libraries accross the world.
The Book Chair.
Chandelier made from unwanted books.
Each page is folded in half, center is trimmed.
Booklight by Ng Sek San.
Paint the books a unified color, or leave them au natural.
This is a cardboard stool, printed to appear to be a stack of books.
It can hold up to 200kg. Or make one out of real books. amazon.fr
Old book spines glued to a box becomes hidden bookshelf storage.
Book Clock, $24.