English Summary/英文概要： For book lovers with a penchant for design: 100 quotes about reading, writing and books, in a unique, typographical presentation by designer Dooreman
An original must-have for book lovers, designers, readers, writers and aesthetes
Bibliophile Bart Van Aken has been collecting quotes about reading for several years. This book contains his own personal selection. Including such declarations of love as ’Reading is that fruitful miracle of communication in the midst of solitude’ (Marcel Proust), surprising, witty statements like ’Outside of a dog, a book is a man’s best friend. Inside of a dog it’s too dark to read’ (Groucho Marx) and wise statements to mull over, including ’We can destroy what we have written, but we cannot unwrite it’ (Anthony Burgess). Every quote is presented in a unique, original and tailor-made design by Dooreman, with an adapted font or special letter shapes. Where applicable, the quote has also been provided in the original language alongside the English, with a brief explanation, such as the author and context.
Chinese Summary/中文概要： 为爱好设计的图书爱好者:在独特的排印展示中，有100条关于阅读、写作和书籍的名言。
||About the Author/作者介绍： 多尔曼在根特的圣马丁-卢卡斯研究所学习自由图形学。他开始了他的插画生涯。然而，随着时间的推移，他的工作转向了版式和设计。他为比利时作家汤姆•拉诺耶创作了所有书籍的封面，并为多家剧院设计了海报。他还为几乎所有的佛兰芒和荷兰出版商做设计和排版。多尔曼已经获得了几个奖项，包括亨利•范•德•维尔德终身职业生涯奖。他也是一位音乐家。
Dooreman studied free-form graphics at Sint- Lucasinstituut in Ghent. He started out his career as an illustrator. Over time, however, his activities veered towards typography and design. He creates the covers of all of the books for the Belgian author Tom Lanoye and has designed posters for various theatres. He also works as a designer and typographer for almost all of the Flemish and Dutch publishers. Dooreman has received several awards, including the Henry Van de Velde Award for his entire career. He is also a musician.