This year's submissions for 'The Best Dutch Book Designs' were of a high standard. The jury’s selections reflect some clear trends, such as intensive crowdfunding, designers who have also taken on publishing, and the shift away from reading to a culture based on images. Designed by Studio Rob van Hoesel, this detailed review of the 33 finalists offers a special tribute to the printed form, with subjects ranging from salamanders and urban and spatial analyses, to artists' books and a fairy tale-like adventure. Among them are books by Marjan Teeuwen, Anne Geene & Arjan de Nooy, Henk Wildschut, Gorilla Collective, Natasha Ginwala, Willem van Zoetendaal, and more.
Designer: Studio Rob van Hoesel Size: 200x320mm Pages: 272 Publication: 2018 Binding: Softbound book