Feng Shui by Clear Englebert

Posts tagged with: collecting

Feng Shui & Book Collecting: Taped-Together Books

Taped-together books are those that are inexpertly repaired, using materials that are not designed for book repair: regular transparent tape, packing tape, blue masking tape, duct tape, that sort of thing. The reason a book gets taped together by a... Read More

Feng Shui & Collecting: The Yin & Yang of Acquisition

Adding to a collection by happenstance is the yin way to do it and targeting specific acquisitions is the yang way—yang being specific and yin being less so. Do remember...... Read More

Feng Shui & Book Collecting: Deaccessioning

The yin and yang of collecting is the accessioning and deaccessioning of items in the collection. Accessioning is yang because you are making the collection larger—just like when you breathe...... Read More

Feng Shui for Collectors

I’m a collector, and I appreciate good writing that takes collecting seriously. This New York Times article is interesting and the exhibit sounds very interesting. In the next three to...... Read More