Irma Boom

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Irma Boom is a graphic designer and long-term partner of the Prince Claus Fund. She specializes in bookmaking and, over her career, she has created more than 300 books. Irma is well-reputed for her artistic autonomy within her field, and her bold experimental approach to her projects often challenges the convention of traditional books in both physical design and printed content.

Irma has been noted as the youngest recipient of the Gutenberg Prize, an award recognizing outstanding services to the advancement of the book arts. A selection of Irma's books is held in the permanent collection of MoMA and a personalized Irma Boom Archive has been set up at the University of Amsterdam, showcasing her work. She has designer many books for the Prince Claus Fund, such as the 2022 Impact Awards Book