Amazing Author Portraits Made from Their Own Books


Talk about clever advertising campaigns: Written Portraits, a cool concept dreamed up by Markus Ravenhorst and Maarten Reynen of the Van Wanten Etcetera agency to promote Dutch Book Week, uses books by Anne Frank, Vincent Van Gogh, Louis Van Gaal, and Kader Abdolah to create a series of beautiful — and surprisingly realistic! — 3D sculptures of each author’s face. Click through to check them all out now, and let us know in the comments if there’s an autobiographical work that you’d like to see get the same carefully carved-up treatment.

[via designboom]