Best Book Designs Netherlands And Flanders 2015


The annual catalog of the Best Dutch Book Designs transformed in 2015 to accommodate a selection of books from both the Netherlands and Flanders. With the two regions acting together as guest country at the 2016 Frankfurt Book Fair, it was a natural decision to mount a joint selection, the result of which is 33 Dutch and 17 Flemish Best Designed Books. An eye for innovation and inventive image-text symbiosis was given priority, as was the “necessity” of a project, according to Dirk Leyman, author of the judges’ report. Includes a book manifesto by Irma Boom.

The production details of each selected title are provided, accompanied by a narrative description of the work that highlights the specific design and production aspects which capture the jury's attention and led to its inclusion. 

Designed by Irma Boom

Published by Cpnb

In Dutch and English

Softcover, 256 pages, 6.8 × 9.4 inches

ISBN: 978-9-05-965393-1

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