One of the drawbacks of online book shopping is that you can’t flip through a book to view its contents. That has improved somewhat with things like Amazon’s “Look Inside” feature, but even that is limited depending on how much the publisher is willing to share. The Book Design Studio at the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw has taken things one step further by showing flash movies of someone actually flipping through their books. It’s a clever idea and makes viewing books online a much more human experience. I don’t imagine it could be done on a large scale but it’s a clever idea and fun to watch. Here’s a little snippet to give you an idea of what it looks like:
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