Ten Chinese bookshops that display books in imaginative ways

From shops that display books on tree trunk columns to stores that reflect books all over the walls, we’ve rounded up ten bookshops in China that exhibit books in non-traditional ways.

Chongqing Zhongshuge Bookstore, Chongqing, by X+Living

Mirrored ceilings and zigzag staircases create the disorientating interior of this bookstore in southwest China designed by Shanghai-based studio X+Living.

The books that line the many walls are amplified by mirrored panels on the ceiling, giving the illusion that there are thousands of books within the store.

Find out more about Chongqing Zhongshuge Bookstore›

Cifi Xintiandi bookshop, Shanghai,

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