Washington DC: Abstract Orange, 2015. Hardcover. Number 4 of ten copies signed and numbered by the book artist. Lauren Emeritz is a book artist, letterpress printer and graphic artist who founded and runs Abstract Orange. She creates prints and books by hand using a Vandercook press and wood type, including type she designs and carves herself. Lauren holds a BFA in Graphic Design from the University of Delaware. She is the President and Creative Director of Abstract Orange, a graphic design firm in Washington, DC, and a letterpress associate at Pyramid Atlantic Art Center in Hyattsville, Maryland. Her work can be found in many institutional and private collections.
This is an accordion structure with text and colors printed across the unfolded pages. The text reads "I am who I am but want to be more." The text is printed from hand cut wooden type. Bound in gray paper covers with an orange cloth spine, with title in orange on the front cover. In fine condition. Measures 4.25 x 9 inches. Unpaginated [6 pages]. ARTB/122823. Fine.