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Irma Boom : the architecture of the book : books in reverse chronological order, 2013-1986, with comments here and there: Home

Artists' Books

Irma Boom has become one of the most widely renowned book designers in the world today. Her often ingenious solutions to individual book productions have gained her international fame and her work is now collected by many leading museums. Besides book designs she also creates corporate identities, postage stamps and posters. The Special Collections of the University of Amsterdam Library honoured Irma Boom with a major retrospective exhibition of her work. To accompany this exhibition she produced a catalogue. This miniature book contains a complete overview of her work, now re-printed in a slightly bigger version and with more pages.