The Liyuan Library: I’m a sucker for unusual library spaces, and this new construction in Huairou, China hits all the sweet spots. Tucked away in a small mountain village, the long, narrow structure blends into its surroundings with a reed-like outer layer that still allows for sunlight to trickle inside.
Article: Pantone Bags
These messenger bags created by Pantone are perfect for color fetishists. £45.00 here (currently out of stock in black, but available in blue or green). [Via] Relatedly, Pantone selected “Mimosa” (No. 14-0848) as the 2009 color of the year, because it is “a warm, engaging yellow, as the color of the year for 2009. In…