01 Jun '11, 2pm

Discarded Tomes Recycled Into Elegant Book Lamps : TreeHugger via @TreeHugger

Discarded Tomes Recycled Into Elegant Book Lamps : TreeHugger via @TreeHugger

Is it premature to predict the death of the paper book? With sales of e-readers recently outpacing that of real books, it may seem like the end is near. But even so, according to that logic, that's a lot of "useless" books that are left out there. Not so for Turkish designer Ragip Erdem of New York-based Erdem Designs , who handcrafts these lovely lamps from recycled books and which are fit for the die-hard book lover.

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/06/discarded-tomes-r...

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