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The Most Beautiful Book of the Year


Kaisa Leka - Christoffer Leka


Suomen kirjataiteen komitea ry

Published by Absolute Truth Press
Printed and bound by Bookwell Oy
Graphic design Christoffer Leka
Illustration Kaisa Leka
Paper Munken Pure
Typeface Cheltenham

Book encased in a beautiful box opens slowly and with an effort, page by page. Each page needs to be cut open, which serves both to stress the strain of travel and to slow down the reading.

Meticulously selected postcards and stamps, and hand-drawn illustrations and texts give a unique weight and meaning to the U.S. travelogue of the artist couple. Imperfect aims for perfection, and is one of the peaks on Leka family career.