Spector Press is settled squarely in the intersection of art, theory, and design. Based in Leipzig Germany, this publisher explores the possibilities offered by an active exchange between all parties involved in the book production process: artists, authors, book designers, lithographers, printers and bookbinders. The book as medium is turned into a stage, a site of encounter for productive exchange. Finding innovative approaches to the medium today calls for a well considered interplay between the content, design, and materiality of a book.
The Identity of the publisher was inspired by the idea of spectator. As a book publisher, Spector press acts as a spectator in the intersection of art, theory, and design by capturing different perspectives. A circle of letter ‘o’ from ‘spector’ was used in order to emphasize the role of spectator by simplifying the idea of spotlight.
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