It's worth noting that the only reason Dapper Notes exists is thanks to two courses I took in art school where I learned to make artist books. It was there that I was taught the art of bookmaking: how to handle paper grains, shape covers, measure squares, sew signatures, the works. So it only felt natural that celebrating one design milestone would be elevated by a rather unusually-shaped experiment.
In this book I rounded the pages with a rough edge finish, created a cover with a concave groove, wrapped it all in a cloth designed by Maggie Enterrios (who also designed the Shake the Frost notebook covers), and used a second tone to match the pattern in the recessed grooves. The end result is a striking sculpture in the form of a book, the very essence of a proper artist book.
Only one made
Measure 5⅜ wide x 5-inches tall 190 blank pages of 60lb paper Light marbled endsheets
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