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SHV Thinkbook, 1996-1896.


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22.5 x 17.5 cm. [2136] pp. Clothbound. Illustrated in b/w and colour, and 3 sheets of stamps tipped-in on pastedowns and first endpaper. – ‘Freedom, trust, study ‘Look for the unusual’ was the clue or briefing Johan Pijnappel and I got from Paul Fentener van Vlissingen. We were given five years to make something’ – . – Irma Boom – Biography in Books 179 – ‘SHV Think Book 1996-1896, one of Boom’s early commissions, is illustrative of her experimental and influential approach to book design. Paul Fentener van Vlissingen, CEO of the Dutch conglomerate SHV, tasked Boom with creating a book to commemorate the centenary of his company; his sole requirement was that she ‘make something unusual.’ Boom compiled a 2,136-page document of the company’s history, presented in reverse chronological order, during an extensive five-year process that involved researching the company, attending shareholder meetings, interviewing employees, and reviewing archives of records and images […] – [MoMA] – Without box, and cover a bit soiled/yellowed, otherwise a good copy

Auteur: SHV – Irma BOOM & Johan PIJNAPPEL

Jaar: 1996


Uitgeverij: SHV Holdings

Plaats: Utrecht