The Mute Books (Libri Muti) collection by Slow Design features notebooks made completely by hand in Florence, Italy using time-honoured printing and binding techniques. Choosing your own cover from among the selection of literary classics will inspire you to record your own story, thoughts, lists, or ideas. They colour the edges of the book block by hand, a very nice touch reminiscent of the ancient craft of bookbinding.
These two notebooks together form 'Limoni' by Jacob von Hulsdonck (©Rijksmuseum), and make for a unique alternative to traditional wall art. They also make great gifts either individually or as a set.
2x Bound notebooks - 15×21cm – 160 pages
Blank soft white pages, 80 gsm, blue border
Exposed spine stitching with lay-flat construction, hand coloured page edges
'Without words, without writing, and without books there would be no history, there could be no concept of humanity' Hermann Hesse