SPEED OF LIGHT



Birgit: This small booklet shaped like a leporello shows a road trip by filmmaker Mels van Zutphen from CERN to Gran Sasso, following the neutrons that travelled this route at the speed of light. On the one side the booklet shows a map that reflects the route the neutrons followed and the route van Zutphen followed. On the other side a diary is kept. This little booklet makes me question what a book is and should be. It explores the boundaries of bookmaking. On a less serious note it’s also just a fun little thing to read.  

Malin: What I also like about this book is that as soon it is opened, you get a long horizontal sheet explaining the trip in a linear narration and referring to the coordinate systems within the publication. The entire booklet is printed in three colors, including the images, which links the content in a charming way.

Ruby: Nice colour combinations. I think of coloured-in black and white pictures, which is a bit old fashioned, but the contrasting modern typography gives it a nice edge. Carefully typeset and treated material. Nothing negative to say about this booklet. I really enjoyed flipping through it.

Auke: The perfect example of how you can offset print a publication with little money. And to add to Malin, I think the leporello is a nice pick since it’s a type of printed matter that they used for a long time for single linear routes like rivers and pipelines, etc.

Patrick: I was particularly surprised by the three printing colors and how these bright colors work in the images. It immediately ensures that everything in the booklet becomes one family. Despite the fact that the map on one side and the images on the other side are completely different, they fit perfectly because of the colors.



  • Auteur
    Mels van Zutphen
  • Oplage
    600
  • Omvang
    26
  • Prijs
    18
  • ISBN
    978 94 92051 25 7
  • Uitgever / Opdrachtgever
    The Eriskay Connection, Breda
  • Ontwerper(s)
    Rob van Hoesel, Carel Fransen, Breda.
  • Fotograaf
    Mels van Zutphen/Carel Fransen
  • Drukkerij
    NPN Drukkers, Breda
  • Lithograaf
    Carel Fransen
  • Boekbinderij
    NPN Drukker, Breda.
  • Materiaal
    Paper: 250gsm Biotop
  • Lettertype
    Century (ITC), Neutral (Typotheque)
  • Technische Bijzonderheden
    Leporello with a folded cover, printed in 3 colours (one in a Pantone fluorescence).
  • SPEED OF LIGHT

    Birgit: This small booklet shaped like a leporello shows a road trip by filmmaker Mels van Zutphen from CERN to Gran Sasso, following the neutrons that travelled this route at the speed of light. On the one side the booklet shows a map that reflects the route the neutrons followed and the route van Zutphen followed. On the other side a diary is kept. This little booklet makes me question what a book is and should be. It explores the boundaries of bookmaking. On a less serious note it’s also just a fun little thing to read.  

    Malin: What I also like about this book is that as soon it is opened, you get a long horizontal sheet explaining the trip in a linear narration and referring to the coordinate systems within the publication. The entire booklet is printed in three colors, including the images, which links the content in a charming way.

    Ruby: Nice colour combinations. I think of coloured-in black and white pictures, which is a bit old fashioned, but the contrasting modern typography gives it a nice edge. Carefully typeset and treated material. Nothing negative to say about this booklet. I really enjoyed flipping through it.

    Auke: The perfect example of how you can offset print a publication with little money. And to add to Malin, I think the leporello is a nice pick since it’s a type of printed matter that they used for a long time for single linear routes like rivers and pipelines, etc.

    Patrick: I was particularly surprised by the three printing colors and how these bright colors work in the images. It immediately ensures that everything in the booklet becomes one family. Despite the fact that the map on one side and the images on the other side are completely different, they fit perfectly because of the colors.

  • Auteur
    Mels van Zutphen
  • Oplage
    600
  • Omvang
    26
  • Prijs
    18
  • ISBN
    978 94 92051 25 7
  • Uitgever / Opdrachtgever
    The Eriskay Connection, Breda
  • Ontwerper(s)
    Rob van Hoesel, Carel Fransen, Breda.
  • Fotograaf
    Mels van Zutphen/Carel Fransen
  • Drukkerij
    NPN Drukkers, Breda
  • Lithograaf
    Carel Fransen
  • Boekbinderij
    NPN Drukker, Breda.
  • Materiaal
    Paper: 250gsm Biotop
  • Lettertype
    Century (ITC), Neutral (Typotheque)
  • Technische Bijzonderheden
    Leporello with a folded cover, printed in 3 colours (one in a Pantone fluorescence).