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Bold Climbers

Contributed by Boris Meister on Feb 15th, 2018. Artwork published in .
    Bold Climbers 1
    Source: http://borismeister.ch License: All Rights Reserved.

    Bold Climbers collects essays, records of high mountaineering expeditions and a portfolio of artworks around the themes of alpinism, art, and the psychological notion of peak performance.
    The content is organised to build a symmetric progression through the book, which is to say two essays, the portfolio as a culminating point, and the last two essays. The text layout is reminiscent of late 19th century books on one side and a more contemporary construction of the page on the other, accommodating bilingual versions of the texts interrupted by visual anecdotes of the expeditions treated to generate an effect of moiré patterns.

    The text is set in Icone (designed by Frutiger) and Futura (Renner), with extensive use of old style numerals for both typefaces.

    Bold Climbers 2
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    Bold Climbers 3
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    Bold Climbers 4
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    Bold Climbers 5
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    Bold Climbers 6
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    Bold Climbers 7
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