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Laura Pappa is a graphic designer based in Amsterdam active mainly in the cultural field. She received her education from the Estonian Academy of Arts in Tallinn, Gerrit Rietveld Academie in Amsterdam and Werkplaats Typografie in Arnhem. Her clients include Kunstverein Toronto, Het Nieuwe Instituut, Museum of Estonian Architectureproject space ROZENSTRAAT, Biennale Matter of Art, and publisher Valiz, among others. Together with Elisabeth Klement she runs Asterisk Summer School, an annual graphic design summer programme based in Tallinn; in 2017 the two curated the exhibition Signals from the Periphery at the Tallinn Art Hall. She is currently teaching graphic design at ArtEZ University of the Arts (BA) and the Estonian Academy of Arts (MA). For non-commissioned work, visit


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Dear Clay,

Dear Clay, by Stéphanie Baechler
Design of artist’s book
Published by Building Fictions (Amsterdam)
Printed by PBtisk a.s. (Pribram, Czech Republic)
210 x 297 mm, softcover with flaps, 240 pp.


Dear Clay, gathers a selection of spreads extracted from Stéphanie Baechler’s sketchbooks displayed in chronological order (2013 – 2019), as well as 35 mm photographs documenting her working process. Providing an intimate insight into her artistic practice, it reveals what facilitates the work from its conception to its making, transportation, and installation.


In collaboration with Rudy Guedj
Photos by Justina Nekrašaitė, The Book Photographer