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Dear Friend Catalogue
Sandra Nuut & Ott Kagovere (eds.)


Texts by Justin Zhuang, Lieven Lahaye, Else Lagerspetz

Letters written by Alicia Ajayi, Stuart Bertolotti-Bailey, Claudia Doms, Nell Donkers, Maarin Ektermann, Rosen EveleighMaryam Fanni, Saara Hannus, Eik Hermann, Paul John, Maria Juur, Ott Kagovere, Maarja Kangro, Arja Karhumaa, Kristina Ketola Bore, Nicole Killian, Rachel Kinbar, Tuomas Kortteinen, Keiu Krikmann, Kadri Laas, Else Lagerspetz, Lieven Lahaye, James Langdon, Jungmyung Lee, Kai Lobjakas, Michelle Millar FisherMaria Muuk, Sheere Ng, Sandra Nuut, Laura Pappa, Jack Self, Indrek Sirkel, Paul Soulellis, Triin Tamm, Laura Toots, Alice Twemlow, Loore Viires, Sean Yendrys, Justin Zhuang


The publication edited by Sandra Nuut & Ott Kagovere features all the letters from the Dear Friend publishing project, which they initiated at the Graphic Design Department of the Estonian Academy of Arts in 2018. The book includes contributions by Singapore-based design writer Justin Zhuang, designer and writer Else Lagerspetz, and artist Lieven Lahaye. The book is designed by Ott Kagovere and published by Lugemik and Estonian Academy of Arts.


210  × 297 mm
128 pp
Offset printing
Swiss binding
In English
Graphic design: Ott Kagovere
Typefaces: Cap Sizun (Rex), Ladna (Andree Paat / Tüpokompanii)
Paper: Serixo 100g / 250g
Printed by Tallinn Book Printers
Supported by Cultural Endowment of Estonia
Edition of 500
Published by Lugemik & Estonian Academy of Arts (EKA)
ISBN 978-9916-9817-0-2
2022