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Abstract City
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Abstract City

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Abstract City by Christoph Niemann

Book Description

In July 2008, illustrator and designer Christopher Niemann began Abstract City, a visual blog for the New York Times. His posts were inspired by the desire to recreate for his readers simple and relatable observations and stories from his own life. In Niemann's hands everyday experiences such as trying to get a good night's sleep, or dealing with appliance cables were transformed into delightful flights of visual fancy. The struggle to keep up with the housework became a battle against adorable but crafty goblins and baking for Christmas offered the opportunity to re-imagine how the universe was created. This book collects all sixteen original posts and also includes a new, exclusively created, chapter.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781419702075
ISBN-10: 1419702076
Classification: Graphic design
Format: Hardback (222mm x 159mm x 30mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Abrams
Publisher: Abrams
Publish Date: 1-Apr-2012
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Christoph Niemann

Christopher Niemann is an award-winning illustrator, designer and children's book author. He is a regular contributor to the New Yorker and the New York Times, among other prestigious publications.

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