PRE-SUBSCRIPTION: nijntje XXL miffy

The advance subscription for ‘nijntje XXL miffy' is open! In this special collector's edition the focus is on Dick Bruna as a pioneering illustrator. Bruna's vision and craftsmanship is nowhere clearer than in his most famous creation: miffy.

In ‘nijntje XXL miffy' the focus is on Dick Bruna as a pioneering illustrator. Bruna's work is deceptively simple. The recognisable, seemingly childish shapes and colours are of course very well thought out. It is precisely the far-reaching stylisation and simplification that give Bruna's illustrations their powerful effect, on both young and old.

Bruna's illustrations are visionary and innovative. He was inspired by avant-gardists such as Braque, Picasso, Matisse and Léger. The use of colour, the lack of perspective and the simplicity of their work fascinated him. He started experimenting with a simple, clear use of colour and the omission of details. Bruna's vision, craftsmanship, and the art of using colour to create spatiality in the flat surface is nowhere clearer than in his most famous creation: miffy.

Uitgeverij Komma worked in close cooperation with Mercis Publishing on this special edition. 'nijntje XXL miffy' has a 1000 copy limited-edition and is therefore a special collector's item for the real aficionado. The book is numbered and comes with a certificate of authenticity.

The edition contains almost 600 pages that are completely dedicated to miffy’s powerful design. Designer Bob van Dijk created a beautiful book stand - especially for this edition - in the shape of the famous little cross.

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The pre-subscription for 'nijntje XXL miffy' is open.

Subscription price: € 2,995

Expected release date: December 2022

Specs

Author / illustrator
Dick Bruna

Design
Bob van Dijk studio

Binding
Sewn book block / Hardcover with Skivertex / Silkscreen on the spine and the Bruna colours on the edges

Volume
592 pages / 35,5 x 45 cm

Language
English

Copies
1000

ISBN
978-90-832266-6-8

NUR
640

The collector's edition ‘nijntje XXL miffy’
- contains a miffy made of plastic on the front cover
- comes with a specially designed book stand in the shape of the famous little cross
- is numbered
- includes a certificate of authenticity