Tag Archives: repurposing books

Logo Books

Juniper Logo on Books 2

One of the many applications for our custom book jackets are to use them for branding in retail stores, hotels, restaurants, offices and other locations.  There are virtually unlimited uses of these custom printed jackets including: Visual merchandising Book props Retail / store displays and promotions Corporate Gifts Corporate branding for meeting rooms, office lobbies, […]

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Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

Purple Bronte Set

I firmly believe that books make great gifts for any occasion and for every potential gift recipient, there is a book you can give them that they will love, even if they don’t like books!  Sorry if that was a bit of brain twister, but it’s true – if literary classics aren’t of interest, an […]

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New Book Sets for Sale

Jane Austen Pink Leather Style Book Set

The Juniper Books team has been busy the past few weeks creating new products for sale in our online store.  After many years of doing custom work for private clients, interior designers, and others, we launched the  store at the end of 2011.  While the majority of our business is still custom projects including curated […]

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Suspended Book Fixtures and Lighting

Suspended Book Fixtures by Juniper Books

Thatcher made these suspended books stacks using our custom wrapped books in linen fabric hung with steel cables from the warehouse ceiling.  The light fixtures were also conceived by Thatcher using retro Edison style bulbs and the alternating books and lights makes for a unique divider. To inquire about Thatcher’s art projects made from books […]

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Wrapped Book Towers

Book Towers

This isn’t really an art project but more of a design concept for cool ways to modify and display books, perhaps in a merchandising / retail environment. Thatcher sometimes uses the book warehouse as somewhat of an R&D lab for how to use books in new and creative ways.  The book towers are a creative […]

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Book Stairs

Book Staircase

The stairs in the Juniper Books warehouse always seemed very naked and I considered painting them or carpeting them, neither of which really would have solved the problem (or made use of the opportunity!)  Then I came up with the idea of using some of the plentiful modern fiction bestsellers I have around to make […]

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Juniper Books in the New York Times!

Barry Wine reading New York Times Article About Thatcher Wine

    It’s been almost six months since the big article on what I’m doing with books came out on Thursday January 6th, in the New York Times.  It was a great article by Penelope Green.  Plus the story was accompanied by a fantastic slideshow – a Times photographer visited our warehouse in Boulder and […]

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Details and Links Re: New York Times Story

It’s been a busy day and exciting day here!  The story in the New York Times is wonderful and I’ve heard from old friends, past clients, new fans, etc. If you didn’t see the article, here is a link to the article, and a separate link to the slideshow: Selling a Book By Its Cover […]

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Thatcher Makes a Creative Hanukah Menorah from Books

I’m always thinking of creative things to do with books – whether it’s building book collections on specific themes, printing cool graphics on book jackets, or re-purposing old books into something new.  The Book Menorah concept is something that just hit me one day – the basic structure of a menorah (8 candle holders at […]

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