Michael Bierut: How To Design a Library

Michael was asked to fill up the white space between the bookshelves and the ceiling. So, he asked his photographer wife to take pictures of kids in the school and put them up.

Result? It sets off a chain reaction from turning it into a more inclusive and human space, to how a librarian reminded herself that’s the reason why she comes to work every day.

Unintended consequences can sometimes be the best consequences.