Nick Page

Things to do with old books

Personally I think the best thing to do with an old book is read it. I don’t like the idea of cutting up books – however old and obsolete. But, if you’re going to do it, then why not do something astonishing. Like this…

science-in-the-20t_1406285iFrom the Telegraph: Brian Dettmer is an American artist who takes old books and turns them into beautiful works of art by cutting away selected parts to reveal layered images and text.

See a gallery.

Or visit his flickr gallery.