The neo-scroll turn

We are so surrounded by books that we forget how revolutionary the emergence of the codex - the bound book made up of stitched sheets stacked together and enclosed between a case - was to the cultures around the Mediterranean and beyond. The book as we know it. Writing predates the advent of the book... Continue Reading →

The book is an iPad which…

Just imagine for a second. The book is an iPad which instead of a screen has paper leaves which may be turned, and contains no plastic. The pen is an extension of your fingers which comes between you and your thumb. Paper is a touch screen without the capacity for self-erasure. The library is a... Continue Reading →

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