Our time in the Netherlands is coming to an end. We moved here two years ago when my wife was transferred to work in the global office of her company. And we knew that the next move will happen sometime in the future.
It took 15 years to gather Kathleen V. Roberts Collection of Decorated Publishers’ Bindings. Its hallmark being that books were chosen for their covers and arranged by decades. That way of organization gives a unique chance to see how the historical events affected book decoration and book production in general. It truly makes books a subject of an interdisciplinary study of art, history, design and commerce. Continue reading →