Delicious books

By Ingrid Fetell Lee

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Well, I was going to leave you for the next few days* but then I saw these and I couldn’t wait to put them up. For these Penguin Classics, designed by Coralie Bickford-Smith, I might actually think about violating my multivariate color-coding system.

What is it about gorgeous objects that makes me all synesthetic? I literally want to eat these. I guess, in the end, all aesthetics comes back to survival, food being a big part of that. Whatever the reason, I think these are just delicious.

Also, one the more joyful interviews I’ve read in awhile features Bickford-Smith on the Penguin blog. The image-text format really made me smile.

{via Daily Candy, available on amazon}

*Wow, it’s evidence of the long week I’ve had that I spent this whole morning convinced it was Friday. But, no, it’s still a day away. So there will be at least one new post here tomorrow. Apologies if I confused anybody! xx Ingrid

November 5th, 2009

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    Discussion (2 Comments)

  1. Claire C on November 6, 2009

    Oh I love these Ingrid. I have a couple, haven’t read them yet but love that they sit there beautifully on my bookshelf.

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  2. gabriella on December 21, 2009

    I agree !! I was in borders and although I have the books I so wanted to buy ALL OF THEM. scrumptiously looking covers

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