Pliegos at the 2nd Barcelona Exchange Fair

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Last Sunday we decided to “turn real” and opened our own small street market shop, along with many other open initiatives, at the 2nd Barcelona Exchange Fair organized by Ecoxarxa. We explained the pliegOs concept to many people and distributed free digital DIY samples, sold more than 30 copies of pliegos for/by kids (from the Panxa del Bou collection, soon to be published here too) that costed 1 Eco each (the local currency that day, 1 euro at change). We also managed to test some methods for what hopefully soon would be our first workshops at schools, with kids being […]

DIY microbooks: this new/old thing

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What’s a “pliego”? A “pliego” is a simple sheet of paper that once folded turns into a microbook (a real pocket-size one, indeed). It only needs a printer, a little do-it-yourself and an average 10 minutes for reading it. This is the concept page/prototype for some examples (in Catalan). Or a couple of examples in English here and here… In other words HowTo pliego from pliegos on Vimeo. Like a Twitter for books What can be said on just both sides of a sheet? Imagine the smallest book possible, one that you can create writing only for a while, then […]