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Hendrik Nicolaas Werkman, Typography, Graphic Design, Shaped text, Toy and movable book, artists' books


2 dimensional flexagons and corresponding loose plates, enclosed in a four sided, cloth covered shaped portfolio; cover; various elements; detail; flat view of flexagon structure; detail. A tribute to the life and work of N.H. Werkman, noted German Graphic Designer. As Werkman playfully used text and letter forms as image, the flexagons revolve to reconfigure each composition.

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Red Hook, NY:Pear Whistle Press


©Werner Pfeiffer, Red Hook, NY:Pear Whistle Press

Materials / Techniques

letterpress; board; paper; cloth; tyvek


27 x 27 cm

Abracadabra: an homage to N.H. Werkman



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