For the Love of Books: Designing and Curating a Home Library

November 28, 2020
For the Love of Books: Designing and Curating a Home Library

A celebration of the meaning and comfort printed books bringto our homes and lives, from the curation and design experts atJuniper Books.Explore the significance of the home library, embellished withalluring photography and illustrations, in a keepsake worthy of anybibliophile's collection. For the Love of Books shares thevision of Juniper Books, a business that embraces the roles thatbooks fulfill in our lives and their staying power. It recounts thehistory of books and private libraries, and champions theresilience of books in the digital era. Dive into the nuances thatdefine books for reading, books for decoration, and books forinspiration. Instructive chapters provide useful details forcreating and curating one's own home library, whether it be asingle shelf or multiple rooms each with their own collection. Youwill never look at your bookshelves the same way again.For the Love of Books is about storytelling beyond thepages of our favorite books. Our books--the ones we choose tokeep--tell the story of who we are. They remind us who we once wereand who we aspire to be.Thatcher Wine founded Juniper Books in 2001.The company creates custom libraries and has perfected the art ofturning books inside out to allow for books to tell stories notjust to us, but about us. Working with booklovers, homeowners, anddesigners, Juniper Books has provided the world with a fresh newapproach to the printed book. Thatcher grew up in New York Citywhere his parents owned and operated The Quilted Giraffe, one ofthe most innovative restaurants in America. Thatcher graduated fromDartmouth College with a degree in history and art history andlives in Boulder, Colorado.Elizabeth Lane is the founder of Quarterlane, aquarterly subscription book service which merged with Juniper Booksin 2018. She is also the book buyer for her local independentbookstore, Partners Village Store and Kitchen in Westport,Massachusetts. Prior to working in books, Elizabeth worked incontemporary visual art--in galleries, nonprofit initiatives andmuseums in New York, Austin, and Chicago. Elizabeth graduated fromDavidson College with a degree in art history and received hermasters degree from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.