Charlie Engman’s eclectic bookshelf includes Japanese display design, London barber shops and bugs

By Ruby Boddington

New York-based photographer Charlie Engman’s work is always the perfect balance of surprise, intrigue and humour, managing to be aesthetically pleasing but also challenging. When we wrote about the re-design of his website back in January we spoke to him about the “idiosyncratic, incidental, arbitrary, marginal and messy,” manner in which he works. Intrigued to find out more, we got in touch and asked him to share some of the books that have inspired his distinctive output for this week’s Bookshelf.

Source:: itsnicethat