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Irma Boom : the architecture of the book

Print Book, English, ©2013
Revised edition. Limited edition. XXL edition View all formats and editions
Lecturis ; University of Amsterdam, Special Collections, [Eindhoven, Netherlands], Amsterdam, Netherlands, ©2013
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800 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 45.5 x 36 cm
9789462260412, 9462260419
In partnership with the University of Amsterdam's Special Collections, Lecturis has published a significantly revised and updated reprint of a miniature book published in 2010 that featured an overview of Boom's book designs
2013 reissue published as oversized and miniature editions concurrently. Stitched red vinyl soft cover. Text block has red coloured edges. Issued in a clam shell box
"Irma Boom: the architecture of the book" not only features books, but also corporate identity designs, postage stamps and posters. Due to its large format the XXL edition also reveals what remains hidden in the miniature book, the specific elements of the design. Both editions also include a specimen from a book recently designed for Chanel, the pages of which are blind embossed throughout. In the miniature book, the images consist of just a few points, in the XXL edition, there are hundreds
This reissue coincides with the exhibition "Irma Boom: l'architecture du livre 2013-1986" held at the Institut Néerlandais in Paris, from September 17-December 15, 2013