The Bolted Book (Depero Futurista): Facsimile Edition
The first exact copy of Fortunato Deperos 1927 masterpiece of graphic design and bookmakingDepero Futurista. WIRED magazine calls it one of the worlds most iconic design books. This historic project is a collaboration between the Center for Italian Modern Art in New York, the Mart, Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art of Trento and Rovereto, Italy, and Designers & Books. All 240 pages of the book are shown below. As with the original, the bolts that bind the book can be removed, allowing it to be disassembled and the pages to be displayed as individual pieces of art.