In Brief

Irma Boom creates a masterpiece of embossed images inspired by roses picked in France.

Irma Boom is an Amsterdam-based designer with an impressive track record when it comes to book design. Of her 250+ creations, an astounding 20 percent have found a home in a permanent collection at the MoMA. Boom’s latest project is no less breathtaking, a 300-page book designed for Chanel that doesn’t use a single drop of ink. Instead, the book tells the story of Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel with pages that are embossed with drawings and quotations in a clean, understated, ephemeral,yet engaging way.

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