Book in a book.
"Irma Boom: L’architecture du livre est la première rétrospective en France de la célèbre graphiste Irma Boom, née en 1960." – L’Institut Néerlandais
"But there’s something about print that I can’t give up. There’s something about holding a book in your hand and the visceral act of physically turning a page that, for me at least, can’t be matched with pixels on a screen." Josh Catone
We can understand from this excerpt that the article is written from a personal point of view, but the author tries to balance this with different references and data from the market.
via Printed Matter
“Learn to Read Art: A Surviving History of Printed Matter, Inc. assembles a visually dense vitrine- and wall-based presentation featuring a broad range of material produced by the organization since its founding in 1976. Borrowing its name from a text by Lawrence Weiner, ‘Learn to Read Art’ has been used variously by Printed Matter starting in the early 90’s, including for past exhibitions curated by former Director AA Bronson. The exhibition puts on view material from the Printed Matter Archive that was damaged during basement flooding following Hurricane Sandy in 2012.”
"2020: All Books Will Be Cross-Platform and Interactive.
2030: All Books Will Be Crowdsourced and Cloud-Based.
2040: Authors Will Become Like Tamagotchi.
2050: Analog Reading Will Be Digitally Simulated.
2060: Physical Books Will Make a Comeback in Annoying Contexts.
2070: We Will All Become Cyborgs.
2080: A Golden Age of Informational Fluidity.”
- James Warner
— Emily Dickinson, The Letters of Emily Dickinson (via mythologyofblue)
1. The e-book is probably one of the biggest inventions in the history of books.
2. Probably the e-book is not a book.
"For now, we use the word ‘book’ broadly, even metaphorically, to talk about what has come before - and what might come next."
The Institute for the Future of the Book
Videostill from “The Apse, the Bell and the Antelope”
Iaspis together with graphic designers and small-scale publishers Matilda Plöjel (Sailor Press) and Mattias Jakobsson & Peter Ström (Konst & Teknik / Andperseand) would like to invite you to a seminar on independent publishing:
Over the last few years, a wide range of new…