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Bookshelves come in all shapes and sizes, but when I saw this ingenious design by architect Guillermo Cameron Mac Lean from Argentina, I had a good chuckle as I saw the stop motion video unravel.

Watching Guillermo slowly build his bookcase using the various shaped Tetris blocks, I found the little voice in my head saying ‘don’t put it there, put it there!’  Clearly a hangover from my Tetris playing days!  In contrast to the electronic game though, Guillermo’s Tetris Bookshelf doesn’t collapse at the end!

Bookshelves to me are as important as the books that are stacked on them.  Give our libraries an interesting display and our patrons are more likely to borrow.  Simple really, isn’t it?

Hmm ….. I wonder what the chances are of us getting a Tetris Bookshelf in our Library!

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