Libreria Acqua Alta

One of the most original library in the world is located in Venice. Libreria Acqua Alta, in Clle Lunga Santa Maria Formosa, is definitely the only place on earth where you will find a huge selection of new and used books set out in undoubtedly special shelving: boats, gondolas, canoes, tanks and anywhere that it is possible to insert them. And the books are not only for buying but have been turned into true objects of forniture. Old encyclopaedias,, the kind that no one buys any more, beome steps in an amazing staircase, or cover the walls of the outer courtyards. transforming them into colourful surfaces. To complete the furnishings, there are also poles, oars and mannequins.