Seven Reasons Why Book Art Makes Me Uncomfortable

4. Die Cut
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http://www.mitobcn.com/
​Oh, come on. Couldn't you have picked on a book without words? The act of cutting into the heart of a book, only to peel back layers and create caves, characters, and whimsical landscapes clearly took some forethought and effort. Let's see how that feels the next time you have a root canal. 

3. Dust Jacket
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http://www.beautifullife.info/art-works/amazing-book-art-of-robert-the/
AH! 

2. Fold here to "Read" 
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http://www.flickr.com/photos/bookofart/
​Oh, thank you. You see, I would, but you've already bent back and hidden at least half of the words in this book. 

1. Low Battery
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http://www.digitaltrends.com
Hey asshole, it's going to be OK if the cord shows. 


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