Lauldud Sõna / The Word was Sung

  • By Veljo Tormis
  • Folger Art Limited, 2009
  • 278mm x 218mm x 32mm
  • Bound in 2010
  • For The Estonian Association of Designer Bookbinders Competition, ‘Scripta Manent IV’
  • Private Collection, USA

Black goatskin with miscellaneous circular leather onlays in yellow, pink and turquoise scattered over the binding indicating musical notes
Hand sewn outline of Estonia in yellow thread
Machine sewn outlines of Estonian lakes in turquoise thread
Musical ‘staves’ constructed from white wire threaded through the front and back boards
Black paper doublures with elements of the cover design
Hand-made brass clasp made and modified from existing bought hinge

Turquoise acrylic painted top edge of text block

Lidded box covered in black bookcloth
Elements of book design on front of box with title label
Felt-covered pads on the inside of the box to protect protruding clasp on book

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Lauldud Sõna/The Word was Sung