Stunning collection of three books from French designer Jean Jullien

French graphic designer, Jean Jullien has launched three beautifully witty illustrated books which have been published by Phaidon. They include Why The Face?, Before & After and This Is Not A Book, the perfect gift for any lover of gorgeous books and design.

Why The Face?: Jean Jullien tickles the funnybone with a book of facial overreactions. Faces are presented first, allowing the reader to wager predictions of what may have prompted such an expression, before the dramatic answer is revealed.

Before & After: Graphic artist Jean Jullien insightfully and comically depicts a set of clever and surprising before-and-after two-frame narratives, each progressed by a page turn. From pale skin to sunburned skin, dirty to clean, long hair to short hair (to long again), Jullien masterfully builds anticipation and a satisfying resolution with each pairing.

This Is Not A Book: This is not a book – it’s a laptop, a pair of hands to clap, a toolbox! Each spread of this book is actually something else entirely, challenging young readers to see things quite differently!

Images supplied by Phaidon.

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