Thursday, November 3, 2011

pleased to meet you:

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fun facts:

he was born in Paris, 1889.

he began his career as a fashion designer, but his work evolved into designing book bindings, and became of of the most notable luxury book binders of the 20th century.

two recurring characteristics of his style are known as "erradiante", which consists of guilt lines giving a three dimensional, optical illusion effect and "rayonnante", giving a sunburst effect.

::::::::::::the info about him was pretty sparse on the internet,  but the images were too cool not to share.


1 comment:

ali said...

That's pretty interesting! I guess he designed clothes for books!