Exhibited as part of Shelter exhibition at Yamawaki Art &
Cultural Center, Lasell College, Newton, Massachusetts, USA
and Pyramid Atlantic, Silver Sprint, Maryland, USA
Held in permanent collection:
‘The Ministry of Books’ library, University of Portsmouth
• Original Concept: Philippa Wood
• Design & Production: Philippa Wood
• Illustration: Tamar MacLellan
• Format: Hardback
• Size: 230x100mm
• Publisher: The Caseroom Press
• Publication Date: 2006
• Price £12
• Available from: Please e-mail Philippa Wood regarding this item
The Desk Book demonstrates the importance of the domestic and familiar object in our working lives, creating a ‘home from home’ in which a sense of self permeates professional space.
Limited Edition of 30 copies, utilising low-tech media. Each book is individually produced using a typewriter, pages are french folded blotting paper. There are two versions of the book one with illustrations using carbon paper, the other using ink.