Sunday, May 15, 2016

accordion calendars

Way back in the 14th Century, accordion books were used as calendars:

from https://medievalbooks.nl/2015/10/02/the-incredible-expandable-book/
Copenhagen Royal Library
Today, calendars often appear as broadsides in the mailbox, in a form remarkably unchanged in 500 years:
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So I decided to combine the two approaches to displaying events, and turned the broadside into an accordion:

And, yes, I am slightly tempted to do this with every monthly LACMA calendar going forward. . .