A home filled with books can be a place of inspiration. Far from.being simple storage spaces, bookcases, shelves and even entire.libraries reveal the personalities and lifestyles of their owners.Living with Books.takes us on a guided tour of the libraries of some passionate readers,.discovering how they fit their love of books into their homes and lives.Artists, interior decorators, graphic designers, fashion designers,.writers, collectors, journalists and business people: all have different.ways of engaging with books as a design challenge, striking a balance.between style and practicality, modern trends and classic styling,.strict organization and carefree clutter.The lavish.illustrations show how the right combination of shelving, lighting and.accessories can be brought together with a dash of imagination to create.a truly unique interior.Here is a world of inventive ways to showcase books at their best, as objects of beauty and fascination for all.Among the libraries’ owners are:. Philippe Starck. Terence Conran. Ron Arad. Manolo Blahník. Paul Smith. Gilbert & George. Annette Messager. Sonia Rykiel. Kenzo. Pierre & Gilles.