Shanghai studio XL-Muse has used black mirrored flooring and arched shelves to create a tunnel of books inside a Chinese store.

“In the past, guided by water, many literati and poets visited and gathered here,” said XL-Muse. “[The bridges] used to be the guiding factor of culture and commerce, and they represent that the bookstore is the bond between humans and books at the same time.”

Enjoy the pictures gallery here.