Australian Bookbinding has it’s annual showing at the AGNSW, ending tomorrow. Various designers playing with the idea of graphic enticements of the book covering variety. This binding by artist Diane Kelly harks back to 60′s geometric interplays and colour fixations. More can be seen at the Gallery Red exhibition which shows every year in Glebe, Sydney.
Currently admiring the work of René Fumeron, a French designer whose work with both Gobelin and Pinton Frères factory in Aubusson is a shining testament to the 50s and 60s.
They were big and little creatures. Some were hairy with long, thin tails, and some had noses long as pokers. Some had bulging eyes and some had 20 toes. In they came — crashing through the door, sliding down the chimney, crawling through the windows. They shouted and cried. They banged pots and pans. They twirled their tails and tapped their toes upon the wooden floor. The Brothers Grimm