The fifth edition of Object Libro establishes the Best Book Award with the aim of enhancing the works of the three categories at the heart of the initiative: artists’ books, hybrid books (limited edition works made with the aid of technology) and books of design. A further recognition is given to the video which, with the help of augmented reality, enriches the enjoyment of the book.
The Best Book Award aims to stimulate research and the production of quality works, innovative in form, content, method of creation, capable of leading to a new interpretation of the book as an object and as an instrument of investigation of contemporaneity.
Book Object received the Honorable Mention of the Compasso d’Oro 2018, the prestigious recognition of ADI Italian Industrial Design Association, in June 2018.
In 2017 also received the Lombardy Region Award dedicated to Lombard excellence.
Book Object offers visitors the opportunity to immerse themselves in a unique experience.
Through the ARIA THE AR PLATFORM application created by the Milanese motion design studio Alkanoids, reality and the digital world become one.
The selected books can be explored in augmented reality, and are also present in the catalog in augmented reality, printed by Fontegrafica, a leading company in the graphic arts sector.
Download the ARIA THE AR PLATFORM application on your smartphone and enjoy the AR video!.
SBLU_spazioalbello is a non-profit association founded with the aim of spreading visual culture, provoking doubts and moving questions in the search for beauty. It want to be a center of constructive provocation and a meeting point for creative people and enthusiasts, in a context now accustomed to any visual stimulus.
To achieve this goal, it proposes initiatives and exhibitions that involve the general public.