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Aleksandra Toborowicz Sur les Chevaux Orientaux Scientific Publication of Manuscript
Sur les Chevaux Orientaux Scientific Publication of Manuscript is Golden Design Award winner in 2017 - 2018 Print and Published Media Design Award Category.
Sur les Chevaux Orientaux Scientific Publication of Manuscript

Exclusive scientific edition about Arabic culture and Arabian horses is based on and inspired by beautifully illustrated nineteenth-century manuscript "Sur les Chevaux Orientaux et Provenant des Races Orientales" written by Waclaw Rzewuski. It comprises 9 volumes published as 2 box sets in English & Polish. The binding features mix of gold and natural cream color, a reference to palette of the Arabian desert. Together with high-quality paper, these tones reflect the style of the traditional outer garments worn by Arab men. Created for the National Library of Poland and Qatar Museums Authority.

Sur les Chevaux Orientaux Scientific Publication of Manuscript
Aleksandra Toborowicz Sur les Chevaux Orientaux
Aleksandra Toborowicz Scientific Publication of Manuscript
Aleksandra Toborowicz design
Aleksandra Toborowicz design
Aleksandra Toborowicz

Dr Aleksandra Toborowicz is a Polish graphic designer, muralist, painter and lecturer. Assistant Professor at the Lettering and Typography Studio and Graphic Design Studio at the Jan Matejko Academy of Fine Arts in Cracow. In 2008 graduated from Department of Graphic Design at the Faculty of Graphic Arts. She specialises in editorial design and typography, but also makes designs of posters, ID and websites - she is the author of the website of Virtual Museum of Erotic Art awarded internationally by: European Design Awards Silver Medal, Trnava Poster Triennale, Machina Design Awards, Transvizualia (muzeumerotyzmu.pl) in 2009. Others awards and scholarships: Bronze Award A' Design Award and Competition, 2x 50 Books | 50 Covers, Hilbrand Typography Merit Award, The Most Beautiful Books PTWK, award of the Rector of the Academy of Fine Arts in Cracow, Art of Packaging; scholarchip of Ministry of Culture and Heritage in 2016, 2010 ("Young Poland") and 2002. Member the Association of Applied Graphic Designers and member of a board of the Foundation Znaczy Się (2012–2013).

National Library in Warsaw (Poland) and Qatar Museums in Qatar

The National Library acts as the central library of the state and one of the most important cultural institutions in Poland. Its mission is to protect national heritage preserved in the form of handwritten, printed, electronic, recorded sound and audiovisual documents. The primary task of the National Library is to acquire, store and permanently archive the intellectual output of Poles, whether the works of citizens living on Polish soil, the most important foreign works, or publications related to Poland and published abroad. Following this fundamental function, the National Library is also responsible for a number of tasks that are of crucial importance to Polish culture. Serving as the chief archive of Polish literary output, the National Library is also a national bibliographic agency, a large research library focusing on the humanities, as well as a nationally and internationally recognized centre of preservation and conservation. It also fulfills a surpassing role in research, documentation and methodological activity in bibliography, library science and reading, and related areas connected with the social circulation of the book.