BrushIn both French and English Editions
By Daniel Rozensztroch and Shiri Slavin
Published Fall 2005
256 pages: Over 200 Illustrations
What began with a small set of unique handmade brushes found by Daniel Rozensztroch and Shiri Slavin quickly escalated into an obsession. The result is a visual compendium of more than two hundred color photographs capturing the seemingly endless variations of a useful, common tool—the brush. A must-have for anyone interested in design, folk art, and collecting.
About the Author
Daniel Rozensztroch, creative director of Marie Claire Maison magazine, the leading French home design publication, has a special talent for focusing on ordinary objects in our culture. His other titles include Everyday Things: Wire (1994), Everyday Things: Glass (2001), and Hangers (2002). – Shiri Slavin is a Paris-based stylist and photojournalist for the magazine View. She has also, in recent years, created and developed “Baby Lou,” a line of baby products.
Why We Published This
Brush is a product of obsession – the manifestation of our instinct to collect, categorize, and document. In the final presentation, these everyday objects became something extraordinary – and we count this as one of the most fun projects we’ve ever worked on.