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Magazine, STEIL-WERK No.23: MASAHO ANOTANI "DEFORMED", 2015

This is a Magazine. It was designed by Theseus Chan and made for WORK. It is dated 2015. Its medium is die-cut offset lithography over silver foil on paper.

Chan explores a complex layering of typographic treatments combined with unconventional materials in STEIL-WERK No. 23. The typographic elements vary in size and density to create provocative messages that stand out on each spread. The unexpected surfaces created by fluorescent inks, unusual shipping materials, foils, and special processes heighten the magazine’s object quality. Anticipation builds with each turn of the page.

This object was donated by Theseus Chan. It is credited Courtesy of WORK.

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Its dimensions are

Closed H x W x D: 30.5 × 22 × 1.3 cm (12 in. × 8 11/16 in. × 1/2 in.)

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Beauty—Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial.

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