From paper to digital to paper
Encyclopaedia design and illustrations
This year I’ve had the pleasure of working with Bart Welzen and Paul Aelen of Online Publishing House Ensie from Nijmegen. Ever since their first published encyclopaedia’s in 1946, illustrations have always been of great important in clarifying difficult subjects. But for the last couple of decades they haven’t printed books anymore and now have established a populair online platform with over 800,000 topics and 1000 authors writing on all kinds of subjects. From the enthusiasm of Prof. Dr. Nico M. van Straalen (University of Amsterdam) for this platform they started thinking about bundling his popular topics in a book again.
“We are an online platform where we share knowledge, how great would it be to have a printed version again by one of our most popular contributors.”