Wednesday, July 9, 2008

new from rizzoli:tord boontje

a new book from Rizzoli International Publications, USA by martina margetts about the designer Tord Boontje. This is the first comprehensive monograph dedicated to the work of the Dutch designer : a textural experience, printed on a variety of different papers, perforated pages and papers with fabric overlays.75$
10" x 12"
269 pages
with over 300 sketches, photographs and illustrations

about the designer:

Tord Boontje incorporates a romantic, artisanal sensibility to contemporary industrial and product design, drawing from a rich graphic tradition to create objects of exceptional beauty and delicacy. One of the most original and innovative product and furniture designers working today, Boontje is an artist and a craftsman, and in designs for Swarovski, Artecnica, and Moroso, his lamps, chairs, fabric designs, paper products, and art installations have vaulted him into the top ranks of contemporary design culture. Featured in headline exhibitions at the Milan Furniture Fair, the Victoria and Albert Musem and Art Basel: Miami, the unique paper creations and furniture developed by Boontje have become global objects of desire, spawning a cult following among collectors and design consumers.

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