Lower Marsh The Greek-born, London-based designer Michael Anastassiades created this compact, central London home for himself in These mahogany, alternating-steps stairs take up less space than a conventional staircase and make for a great design
How can I get one of these staircases in my dream house? Because it is awesome. Lonely Planet classified this bookshop as the third best bookshop in the world, Livraria Lello & Irmão in Porto, Portugal (by Ricardo Bevilaqua).
Lello & Irmao in Porto, Portugal. The Top 10 Most Beautiful Bookstores in the World. It opened in 1906 and features stunning Art Deco woodwork, a stained glass ceiling, and ornate shelving with a dramatic staircase up the center of the store.
The Museum of Picture Books, aka the Picture Book Library. Located in Iwaki City, Fukushima Prefecture in Japan, it was designed by Japanese architect Tadao Ando in The museum was originally designed for preschools.