Grey carton lasered and engraved with magnetic wheel

special books Grey carton laser and engraving with magnetic wheel Grijs karton gelasered en gegraveerd met magnetische draaischijf

Featured by Best Dutch Book Designs 2014

Book about the family history of Florus Wijsenbeek from 1855 tot present. A Jewish family back in 1855 growing up in Culemborg in the Netherlands. Moving to Rotterdam and later to the Hague.

Size
• book block 17 x 24 cm, 88 pages
• 4 page extension folder in the back
• cover front 18 x 25 cm
• cover back 19 x 26 cm
• wheel ø 18 cm

Material
• book block: two different paper choices
• cover: 3 mm smooth grey carton
• wheel ø 18 cm 330 grs carton + magnet
• ø 9 mm magnet embedded inside front cover
• back cover 2 cm overlap
• frontcover 1 cm overlap

Technique
• book block has an open back
• bonded with cold glue and 4 colors of thread
• lasercutting the title of the book
• laserengraving the portret and subtitle

The turning wheel is developed especially for the grandchildren of Florus. A natural and easy way to connect the family history to the young generation of curious readers. The wheel is connected in a very simple way with a strong magnet.

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Credits

Client

Florus Wijsenbeek

Subject

Book

Tasks

Concept, design & typography

Copies

100

Printed

Lenoirschuring

Binded

Handboekbinderij Geertsen

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