Monday, 24 August 2009


Book cover: 'Ode a la Bievre' was made by Louise Bourgeois in 2002 as an embroidered book from fragments of cloth. In the book, she reminisces, through images and text, about the impact the river had on her. Her family moved next to the Bievre in the suberbs of Paris when she was 8 years old (1919). Years later, Bourgeois was to go to that house with her own family only to find the river no longer exist, "only the trees that my father had planted along its edge remained as a witness". (Posted by

On a less sentimental note... book cover images collected for colour and typeface.

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