Rijksmuseum DNA 08
by Irma Boom
* € 164,46 outside the EU
Colours based on:
Fishing for Souls, 1614 Adriaen Pietersz. van de Venne
Hang one of 18 famous paintings from the Rijksmuseum on your wall with Colour DNA wallpaper. Renowned graphic designer Irma Boom spent ten years deconstructing the museum’s paintings to distill their colour DNA – the six colours that make up the painting. These DNA swatches of an individual painting, like Vermeer’s The Milkmaid, are available as wallpaper in narrow or broad striping. Just choose and /or combine your favorite classic for your wall.
Material: printed fleece-paper
Product Size: 48,7 x 900 cm / 19,2” x 354,3”
Package Size: 9 x 9 x 49 cm
Package Weight: 1.5 kg
Irma Boom (1960) is an Amsterdam-based graphic designer specialized in making books. Boom studied graphic design at the AKI Art Academy in Enschede. After graduation she worked at the Dutch Government Publishing and Printing Office in The Hague. In 1991 she founded Irma Boom Office in Amsterdam. Boom sees her books as containers of thoughts, that communicate ideas and stories. She rose to fame with the SHV Thinkbook (1996), a 2136-page book on which she worked for five years. From over 300 books, 70 are in the permanent collection of the MoMA in New York. She eeceived many awards for her book designs and was the youngest ever laureate to receive the prestigious Gutenberg prize for her complete oeuvre. Her work is commissioned and collected by institutions such as the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, Centre Pompidou in Paris, Vitra, United Nations, OMA/Rem Koolhaas and Chanel.