Book design

Photographer: Benoit Grimbert
Title: Normandie. Paysages de la reconstruction
Year: 2006
Publisher: Le Point du Jour, Cherbourg-Octeville, France
Editors: David Barriet, David Benassayag, Béatrice Didier
Essay by François Laisney
Text in French
Size: 28 x 22.5 cm [11 x 8 7/8 in.]
Number of pages: 134
Printing: Offset (4-color process and black)
Binding: Wire-O
Cover: Unprinted cardboard cover + silk screened plastic sleeve

The photographer’s work document the landscape of cities and small towns of Normandy that were reconstructed after the bombings of WWII.
The color photographs are reproduced on one-sided coated paper to evoke a collection of photo prints and/or large postcards while the essay and historical photographs are printed in black on uncoated paper.