9780956626608: James Jennifer Georgina
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this copy includes a signed and inscribed copy of jennifer butler's business card.=====Written between the lines of 1036 meticulously documented postcards, spanning ten years of travel, is the tale of the Butler family. It is a story of abandonment and love, of sickness and health, and of a marriage in transit. In this bright-yellow, 1200-page volume, world-renowned designer Irma Boom carefully and thoroughly retraces the journey of a lifetime. Her Yellow Book is a monument to book design, and an epic family portrait. The first act of the book-an exquisitely printed selection of postcards, penned in Jennifer's steady hand, with James' irregular interjections-sets the calm, but relentless pace, in which the Butlers confront their obstacles; mile by mile, stamp by stamp, one day at a time. The second act of the saga takes place a decade after the Butlers' journey ends, when their daughter Georgina is coming of age. In 21 transcribed, informal conversations, the family openly and honestly discusses their shared history, recorded on the postcards. In the third, and last act of the book, the Butlers' story is presented in yet a different way. An intimate selection of pictures from family albums, depicts the protagonists, as their lives unfold, both separately and together. During the creation of this book, which entailed an intensive, three-year collaboration between Irma Boom and the Butlers, she invited renowned Dutch photographer Erwin Olaf to make portraits of the family, in his signature style. In this exclusive, limited-edition tome, internationally acclaimed bookmaker Irma Boom explores narrative structure and storytelling, in relation to graphic design. Respectfully, yet uncompromisingly, she captures the true story of a family; its beauty, but also its reality. A unique three part spine was especially developed for this nine centimeters-thick book, allowing it to open effortlessly at any page.

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S. James Butler; Jennifer Butler; Georgina Butler
Published by Erasmus Publishing (2010)
ISBN 10: 0956626602 ISBN 13: 9780956626608
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