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nijhof & lee…have reduced the space in many living rooms and many studio’s of artists and designers…

not the best news to end the year with: one of the world’s best type, design & photography bookshops (round the corner here in amsterdam) is closing it’s doors in a month

following the sad death of frank nijhof two years ago, it was always unclear how long warren would continue without his partner… well that time has come, fortunately the shop will remain open online and there is going to be a large clearance sale early next month (oh dear…) but the whole point of the shop for me was discovering books with your eyes, nose and hands… the way books should be discovered… so now where do i spend all of that money i don’t have?

m / 30-12-2010 11:01 - tags: ,  


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