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Old Law Books Are Not Garbage, They're Flooring

Booklamp2As I previously discussed here ("Old Law Books Are Not Garbage, They're Art"), the relevance and need for actual hard-copy law books diminishes each year. For a while, the WisBlawg of the University of Wisconsin School of Law has maintained a running list of clever artistic uses for old law books such as turning them into "BookBags," bookcases and bookshelves, and even lamps.

But the law book creations above were just a mere warm-up, it turns out. The Library Science blog (via @jasnwlsn) has some amazing photos of what you can do with some creativity and several thousand unwanted law books: Redo an entire floor! Check out these photos below, and click on them to see larger versions on the Library Science website. Law book flooring seems like the perfect touch for, say, the office of a recovering ex-lawyer. High heels not recommended.

Book floor

 

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Posted by Bruce Carton on December 12, 2011 at 01:00 PM | Permalink | Comments (9)

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