Joyeux Anniversaire Maurice Polydore Marie Bernard Maeterlinck!           (29 August 1862 – 6 May 1949) 

Belgian playwright, poet, and essayist who was a Fleming, but wrote in French. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1911 “in appreciation of his many-sided literary activities, and especially of his dramatic works, which are distinguished by a wealth of imagination and by a poetic fancy, which reveals, sometimes in the guise of a fairy tale, a deep inspiration, while in a mysterious way they appeal to the readers’ own feelings and stimulate their imaginations”. The main themes in his work are death and the meaning of life. His plays form an important part of the Symbolist movement. (Wikipedia)

From our stacks:

1. Title page of Aglavaine and Selysette. A Drama in Five Acts. By Maurice Maeterlinck. Translated by Alfred Sutro. With an Introduction by J. W. Mackail. London: Grant Richards, 1898.

2. Title page of The Betrothal. A Sequel to The Blue Bird. A Fairy Play in Five Acts and Eleven Scenes. By Maurice Maeterlinck. Translated by Alexander Texeira de Mattos.  New York: Dodd, Mead and Comapny, 1918.

3. Title page of The Inner Beauty. Maurice Maeterlinck.  London: Arthur L. Humphreys, 1910.


Around the World With Type Rigved Sathe and Payal Jagwani 

We intend to take you on a journey into the exciting world of graphic design, enchanted by some of the most beautiful destinations. Our thirst for travel had us going crazy with colors, images, letterforms and exploring the depths of experimental type. We present to you “ Around the World With Type” , a shout out to all the beautiful places and people out there!

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Fay & Walter is the partnership of Leanne Fay Molloy and Tim Walter Hansen – experienced freelance graphic designers based in Wellington, New Zealand.

They  collaborate with local and international creative agencies for special projects, and also liaise directly with their own clients. They specialise in visual identity and brand development, graphic illustration, book and document design, and promotional collateral.


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Once said Pablo Picasso and Mirko Camia, digital artist and typographer from Milan, italy knows how to do it. The fundamental point in his illustrations and typography, which is always used with the greatest detail possible, launching increasingly strong and direct messages. At this moment is to make known my project “YOU CAN CHOOSE” The project is simply pure advertising illustration in order to raise awareness on current state of our planet.

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