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Literary Love: 12 Works of Book Art & Architecture | WebUrbanist

detail of Tree of Codes

Jonathon Safran Foer’s book Tree of Codes relishes the physicality of paper and the ways in which it can be manipulated for enhanced value. Each page is die-cut to reveal only certain words – taken from The Street of Crocodiles by Bruno Schulz – in a printing technique that reveals a message in patterns.

This is one of those technical, pushing the envelope constructions that made publishers shy away until he found a CONFIDENT one.

This article displays other interesting book art as well, including many of the top image results you’ll get if you search for the term “book art.”