Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Judging a book by it's cover

I know it's frowned upon to judge a book by it's cover, but when all you want is the cover than I think it's fair game to judge away!

One of my favorite parts of Kate Spade's store display is their eye candy filled gallery walls.

London Pop up shop:

White Plains:



You'll always find a book or two in a shadow book in their gallery wall.

They also have a fun download of a montage of book covers that you can print out and us a book cover for one your daily reads.

My favorite of the download above was being able to read the book covers so I could search for books I wanted on ebay.

Another great source to check out beautiful book covers is Abudnitz

It's one of Jane's go to sources for her beautiful collages:

What's your favorite book that you are dying to get your hands on to display?

Images via 1, 2, 4 Kate Spade, 3 Lonny, 5.Lox Papers



Blogger Helena - A Diary of Lovely said...

FUN FUN!!! I cant wait to visit the pop up store here in London, Ill hopefully have some time on the weekend

October 13, 2010 at 8:35 AM  
Blogger Ms. Bright said...

I love fun book covers. And these pop up shops are so cute!

October 13, 2010 at 9:08 AM  
Blogger jenn from midlife modern said...

OOH, that collage is so lovely! I love having books to display, whether it's a bright cover or a pretty binding. I have to say that James Frey's book "A Million Little Pieces" has a great cover--bright turquoise with a hand covered in multicolored sprinkles. I bought the book for the cover before I ever knew what it was about.

October 13, 2010 at 10:06 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

oh kate spade white plains..we had some good times a week I was in there, just popping about. lol.

October 13, 2010 at 10:39 AM  
Blogger Hamptontoes said...

Fun post! I framed a bunch of dust jackets for my daughter's playroom with covers that have her name in them...she loves it!

October 13, 2010 at 11:14 AM  
Blogger Lissa Pierce said...

Love this Idea! I have never framed a book but I am always picking up books because of the cover.

October 13, 2010 at 12:06 PM  
Anonymous Miranda @ Haute Headquarters said...

I was walking by Kate Spade last night around 9pm on the corner of 20th and Fifth in the Flatiron. I was all sweaty from my Zumba class that had just ended but I didn't care. I was glaring in the windows and enamored with the new displays. I reached for my iPhone to take some pics so I could blog about it today and, of course, the phone was dead. Thus is my life! Imagine my surprise when I saw your post today! Too funny. (Oh, and I love the London pop up!)

October 13, 2010 at 12:25 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Thanks for the tip about the downloads! I'm always looking for pretty books...the Dorothy Draper Entertaining is Fun and Decorating is Fun are at the top of my wishlist right now.

October 13, 2010 at 12:33 PM  
Blogger Katie @ Noodle and Boof said...


October 13, 2010 at 3:06 PM  
Blogger Unknown said...

so much color! I LOVE it.

October 13, 2010 at 3:29 PM  

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