photos by Shannon Tofts
execution of design (on boards) by Claude Ribal, Paris
Full leather binding in grey goatskin with grey sewn silk headbands, leather joints, and silver bord-à-bord doublures and flyleaves. The book is housed in a chemise and lives in a slipcase.
The book's design is tooled in five shades of metallic foil (4x silver, 1x blue), and seventeen shades of coloured pigment foil (1x red, 1x grey, 1x blue, 2x yellow, 1x red, and 1x green). Special guests: transparent pearl and transparent iridescent foil. The chemise is inlaid with silvery-green and -blue paper and the title is tooled in matt silver and silver foil. The slipcase is covered with silvery-blue paper and lined with red Alcantara.
All papers used are hand-dyed.