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The most beautiful book 2019


Sakari Piippo

Eräitä huomioita Suomen poliittisesta järjestelmästä

Suomen kirjataiteen komitea ry

Published by Kustannusosakeyhtiö Kosmos
Printed by Livonia Print
Reproduced by Petri Kuokka / Aarnipaja
Graphic design Anna-Mari Tenhunen
Paper Munken Lynx 130 g/m2
Typeface Haultin Normal Light, Haultin Normal Light italic, Nobel Regular, Nobel Regular bold

A photography collection representing politicians not at their best is as it should be. Choices in both form and the material support the content, creating an art book both delightful and informative. An official-looking design is sparse but polished, with a nod towards the towers of documents in government offices. Textual parts are jokingly printed bland on copy paper. Each team member has succeeded, and the book is a reminder that novelty is not always necessary, if what is done is done well.