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8 May 2020   /   Objects

Bespoke craft Elzevir

Inspiring stories | Objects Bespoke craft Elzevir Elzevir is the name borrowed from Louis Elsevier who founded his publishing house around 1580 in Leiden (Netherlands). The family business was known for its constant search for technical perfection, the quality of paper imported from Angoulême and its print characters – garamond’s imitation – engraved by Christophe Van Dyck. Digital is ideal for sharing photographs, but only prints and books ensure that these memories can be passed on to future generations. Elzevir is revealed in a wooden box, covered with raw linen and closed by a magnetised flap. The book has a [...]