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File under: Fashion-not-Function, although it’s not impractical considering how few actual CDs anyone is purchasing anymore. Spotted on Yanko’s roundup of the year’s best, the iShelf by designer Li Jianye displays 5 jewel cases at a time in the recognizable iTunes library format. I’m a complete and total sucker for this kind of computer stuff migrated into the real world.

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Yeah, the “shelf” is not going to house your whole collection, but you don’t really want your entire, potentially-embarassing music collection out for the world to see when it’s this easy to let house-guests think you listen pretty exclusively to stuff like Jeff Buckley or, like, Wire or Black Flag or something. I don’t know. Pick 5 really cool things, and that’s what you could display. I give up.

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