Absurdity

Icon

The book as a thing in itself

I have worked in publishing technology for more years than I care to remember and in those years have heard all kinds of prophecies about the form of the book in years to come. Many I am pleased to say have gone the way of the Dodo. I am firmly of the belief that with all the options technology gives us still the best way of delivering (in the vast majority of cases) is in the traditional book form (portable, robust, requires no batteries and with a flexible DRM).

Anyway, a blog (again, my incredible wife sent it to me) which contains lots of happy browsing for those of love the physicality of books may be found at CaiLun.info.

CaiLun.info

As a side note if like us you love books in all their forms you could do a lot worse than check out the London Artists Bookfair held usually at the ICA in London around the end of November.

Advertisements

Filed under: Art, Publishing

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: