A Booklover’s Guide to New York

Cleo Le-Tan’s A Booklover’s Guide to New York is a thoughtfully selected collection of the city’s most charming book stores and libraries; as well as writers’ homes and favorite cafes, bars and restaurants; and well-known literary landmarks. With whimsical illustrations by beloved French artist Pierre Le-Tan (whose work graced countless New Yorker covers) and contributions from Tavi Gevinson, Marc Jacobs and Hamish Bowles, this guidebook can …

London’s Libreria Bookshop

A warm, inspiring place with floor-to-ceiling reading options

London’s Second Home is an inspiring workspace for entrepreneurs and creative businesses that’s bathed in light and overflowing with plants. It’s also the home of the Jago restaurant and has brought new life to the Tower Hamlets area where it’s located. On 25 February, the creative minds behind the initiative, Rohan Silva and Sam Aldenton, opened a second space on the same street: the Libreria …

Desire Books Iron-On Patches

Handmade felt accessories embroidered with wisdom, heart and style

If you’re out to customize any of the new clothes, jackets or backpacks you may have received over the holidays, or embellish your older apparel, Desire Books‘ new line of embroidered patches offers clever, charming accent pieces. Each patch in the series is handmade by the team in Manly, Australia (a not-so-distant suburb of Sydney), is easy to iron on and is hand washable. Situated …