The Casual Optimist

Books, Design and Culture

January 17, 2017
by Dan
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Irma Boom’s Library

The New York Times visits Dutch designer and bookmaker Irma Boom‘s new library of experimental books: Irma Boom pays careful attention to word choice. The Dutch designer, one of the world’s pre-eminent bookmakers, is loath to say “client” and refers to … Continue reading

March 21, 2014
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Design Matters with Irma Boom

Book designer Irma Boom spoke to Debbie Millman recently about her work for Design Matters:

August 11, 2010
by Dan
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Midweek Miscellany

Typographic Sins Poster designed by Jim Godfrey (seen at For Print Only). And on the subject of graphic design crimes… Angry Paul Rand on Twitter (via @thebookdesigner): My advice for designers & design students: fuck the rules, if your work … Continue reading

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