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Georges Perec: Poet, Playwright, Artist

'With every novel or piece of writing produced by Perec I cannot help but revere the mind behind it.'

Over at design blog We Made This, graphic designer and teacher Paul Finn shares his admiration for Georges Perec: 'I am fascinated by the French writer Georges Perec (1936—1982). I first read Species of Spaces and Other Pieces (1974) and was hooked. It instantly appealed to my typographic sensibilities; the opening pages are striking, the homage to Lewis Carroll’s Hunting Of The Snark empty ‘Map of the Ocean’ to the exploratory ‘Space’ poem (above) are inspiring.' [Read More]

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