Interior Design of the Day: The interior of the Bryant Park branch of Manhattan-based coffee shop D’Espresso was designed by Nema Workshop's Anurag Nema to resemble a sideways library.
The “books” are actually tiles printed with sepia-toned photos of bookshelves at a local travel bookstore that ring the room, including the floor, walls and ceiling. In addition to painting unusual surfaces with intriguing patterns — whoa, you’re standing on books! — it gives an Alice in Wonderland-esque sense that the room has been suddenly upended.
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As a college student, you might do most of your writing holed up in your dorm room or library cubicle — hardly an inspirational setting for getting your creative juices flowing. While a great writer doesn’t always need a beautiful setting to create brilliant works (just think of all the texts written in prisons!) it certainly doesn’t hurt. We’ve compiled a list of the most beautiful, inspirational, comfy, and awe-inspiring writing rooms used by great authors for your perusing pleasure. While you may not be able to the afford opulent or cozy writing rooms on this list, you can always dream and these rooms might provide the inspiration needed to kick your writing into gear and finally get that novel published.
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