Building Books. The Powerful Book Designs of Irma Boom
(Petri Leijdekkers) The Low Countries - 2010, № 18, pp. 244-253
Irma Boom (born 1960) mainly designs books. Ever since the 15th century there has been a rich tradition of printing and “building” books in the Netherlands. Boom sees the designing of a book as an interactive game between the development of the content, the connections and creative associations, and the form. She demands that the patron be fully involved in this creative process.
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