Part place of worship and reflection for paper lovers, part experimental platform for designers, typographers and other graphic designers, The Shelf Journal explores the essence of our libraries’ charm: the limitless variations in form of this unique object.
The Shelf Journal #3 — bi-anual, bilingual French-English 116 pages, 21 x 31 cm
In this issue :
Vier5, Interview They put their books centre stage.
Sebastian Carter, Cambridge Christmas Book — At Cambridge University Press, Christmas has long been synonymous with the production of a special limited edition collection.
Massin, Interview — An immersion in the famous French graphic designer’s private library.
castillo/corrales, This is not a best of — The Parisian collective talks to us about its involvement in contemporary independent publishing as reflected in a list of well-chosen books from their bookshop: Section 7 Books.
Kai von Rabenau, Taylored to the client — A conversation with the founder of mono.kulur, the German cultural journal that excels in skilful contemporary interviewing techniques.
Leslie McGrath, My Book House — The editorial adventures of Olive Beaupré Miller, the founder of the My Book House collections, or how to bring joy and ethics into the hearts of children by virtue of high quality books.
Jean-Yves Jouannais, Pitched Battle — A war library, a personal encyclopaedia and oral literature: the role of books as “memoirs” of wars by Jean-Yves Jouannais.