Queen's College Library, Oxford University
There are few things I like more than a good old-fashioned library - just check out the one above, located at Queen's College, Oxford. The classic elegance, the millwork, and, of course, the books. And don't even get me started on early modern scientific charts, objects, and instruments.... But it's not always practical in today's world to have a room that's thoroughly stuck in the past. If you share my love of that "classic and scientific" style but you want something a bit more modern, here's a product round-up to help you achieve the perfect combination of traditional and cutting edge.