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True works of art among the books that will never lose its value.
Every day people are faced with books. Today, more and more electronic. However, among books, there are some printed masterpieces, which is difficult to pass by. Reading them, collecting them for a collection, give, the more good book has always been considered the best gift.
They say you can’t judge a book by its cover, and this is a true statement. However, below we look at the most amazing design book that will change your idea about skins, and about books in General.
The iconic design of the book “451 degrees Fahrenheit” by ray Bradbury
Read — burn.
451 °F — this is the temperature at which paper ignites. And the book itself — about banned books that burn at the behest of the government.
The book is 360°
Three-dimensional tale of snow white in the artwork by Japanese artist Yusuke Oono. These books will draw readers not only content but also in form.
Cooking the book before reading it is necessary to bake
In order to prepare any dish according to a recipe from it, you need to first bake the book. After warm up, in its pages, the text appears. The idea of Croatian publishers.
A book of cigarette Snoop Dogg
Ripped out the page — smoked. The book is pocket size is called “Word-cigarettes” (Rolling Words). Inside it is made of conventional sheets for rolling cigarettes, which are harmless ink deposited lyrics. All sheets are separated by a dashed line and can be easily pulled off. The cover is made of hemp, and the spine is designed in the form of sulfuric strips, which are usually applied on the side of matchboxes.
A hundred thousand billion poems
In the book the Raymond Quiniou only 10 sonnets, but each one is cut into thin strips in one line length. The reader can combine the strips in any order — rhythmic pattern is the same, and the semantic drawing will get very unexpected shades. If the reader wants to lay down all the possible combinations and will read them aloud around the clock, it will take around 200 000 years.
The bulk of the book Gerschreven Portretten
Life story books are made three-dimensional. That is, each book has the appearance of a head of a famous person, the fate of which she is devoted. Such unusual biographies received a total of four. This girl Jewish girl Anne Frank, famous for his diary, telling about the horrors of fascism, the Iranian-Dutch writer, poet and journalist Kader Abdolah, the famous Dutch football player and coach Louis van Gaal, and the greatest impressionist painter Vincent van Gogh.
Nickname Brian Dettmer — «book the Ripper”. He does “book-carving”, carving books. He needs a scalpel, tweezers, scissors, and books, and the result is modern art.
The biggest book in the world
“The Codex Gigas” the original title of this book, but it is still known as “the Devil’s Bible”. By whom and why it was written is still unknown. The legend says that it was written by a monk, who was locked up for violating religious principles, and he swore for just one night to write the largest manuscript in the world. When he realized that he will not be able to fulfill his vow to pray to the devil and he heard his prayer.
The smallest book in the world
Tiny ’s Almanac of all flowers and plants” size 0.75 mm. the Book given the title “Flowers of the four seasons” — it is a guide on all flowers and plants of Japan. It was created in eight months.
It consists of three books that seem to perform the function hours. Figures 3 and 9 help to navigate in time.
The book is handmade
The basis of the books are flowers from the garden of the artist, and redesigned the pages of magazines on gardening.
Writer D. S. Fouer by the example of his creation showed that hypertext represents.
Pierre Mendell — Swiss graphic designer before his death published a book listing the important points of his biography, but at the end of the book the author has set the date of his death.
The book of light Takeshi Ishiguro
This book is a lamp that can be powered by a simple low voltage adapter.
The book, stylized lamp night light. Looks very stylish, not only while on the shelf, but also on the table.
Wikipedia on paper
Everyone knows that the number of Wikipedia articles exceeds the number of articles even in the full encyclopedia; therefore, its publication seemed unreal. Designer Rob Matthews has created a book on 5000 pages which are the pages visited on the English Wikipedia.
Book with coffee stains
This unusual book performed by Martha Heden talks about the benefits of coffee for health.
The book of hours
One of the reversals “the book of hours” of the 15th century, written by Nicole Blair. Folded book has the shape of an almond, in expanded form, the form is transformed into “heart”.