« VARIABLE FORMAT »

Variable Format – published by AND, designed by Åbäke
with Pierre Pautler – is an experimental sample book
that considers the materiality of the page, binding, cover,
spine, and differences in print and graphic reproduction.
The book has been produced in twelve formats using
different options of print on demand.

11” x 14”, pp 64, colour, newsprint, fold bound, printed by Newspaper Club; 11” x 14”, pp 384, softback, colour, white coated paper, wire-o bound, printed by HP Magcloud; 8.25” x 10.75”, pp 384, softback, colour, white coated paper, perfect bound, printed by HP Magcloud, 8” x 10.5”, pp 600, softback, b&w, cream matte paper, perfect bound, printed by Espresso Book Machine; 8” x 10”, pp 240, softback, colour, Proline uncoated paper, perfect bound, printed by Blurb; 8” x 10”, pp 240, hardback with dust jacket, colour, Proline pearl paper, perfect bound, printed by Blurb; 8.5” x 8.5”, pp 88, softback, colour, white text stock, saddle stitch bound, printed by Lulu; 6” x 9”, pp 800, hardback with dust jacket, b&w, cream uncoated paper, perfect bound, printed by Lulu; 5.83” x 8.27”, pp 80, softback, colour, Cyclus paper, saddle stitch bound, printed by AND recycled, 5.5” x 8.5”, pp 740, softback, b&w, premium publisher grade, perfect bound, printed by Lulu; 5” x 8”, pp 440, hardback with image wrap, colour, white uncoated paper, perfect bound, printed by Blurb 3” x 3.5”, pp 100, softback, colour, white coated paper, perfect bound, printed using iPhoto.
September 23, 2012, 2pm London Art Book Fair
Whitechapel Gallery, London
October 19–21, 2012, Paris
Palais de Tokyo


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