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Re: [BKARTS] BOOK_ARTS-L Digest - 22 Mar 2007 to 23 Mar 2007 (#2007-82)



About halfway down the article there is a picture of the book. If you click
on ³View² you will see 17 pages from this and other Boom books, including
the edge paintings. Wonderful!

Thanks for sharing this Jessica.
Dot


On 3/24/07 12:00 AM, "BOOK_ARTS-L automatic digest system"
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> From: jessica syme <jessica.syme@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> Date: Sat, 24 Mar 2007 07:15:40 +1000
> Subject: the most beautiul book in the world..
> 
> This is a link to an article in the International Herald Tribune about Irma
> Boom. Dubbed "the most beautiful book in the world."
>  http://www.iht.com/articles/2007/03/18/business/DESIGN19.php
> The colours look wonderful and the article says that it displays a tulip
> field when viewed one way and a Dutch poem the other..I am not sure what
> this means..has anyone seen this book?
> Jess
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> From: Lavinia Adler <laviniaa@xxxxxxxx>
> Date: Fri, 23 Mar 2007 17:53:25 -0400
> Subject: Re: the most beautiul book in the world..
> 
> Jessica,
>    I'm guessing it's hidden edge-painting ; you can't see it until you
> bend the text block in one direction or the other.  How clever to have
> text in one direction instead of two pictures. I wish there were images
> of it somewhere. Perhaps there are. Think I'll go look.  (And I'll just
> ignore her comment about handmade books being "macrame"!)
> 
> Lavinia



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