WERE IT AS IF - Beyond An Institution That Is, published by Witte de With, selected as one of the best designed books of 2017
WERE IT AS IF Beyond An Institution That Is - editors: Defne Ayas and Bik Van der Pol
Designer: Bardhi Haliti. Production: UNICUM by Gianotten (Gerrie van Beek) , Binderij Hexspoor. Publisher: Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art
A panel of professional judges made a selection out of the 342 submissions. 33 books distinguished themselves conspicuously by their editorial choices, graphic design, treatment of images and text, choice of material and technical workmanship.
The panel consists this year of designers Yolanda Huntelaar and Michaël Snitker, Freek Kuin (creative director Robstolk printers), Marije Sietsma (CEO Publisher Loopvis) and Suzanne Bogman (Head of Publications Van Gogh Museum Amsterdam).
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