Mazes have been a part of civilization for at least 4,000 years, and there are more being built now than ever before. What is it about these magical life-size puzzles that continues to intrigue us?
This beautifully illustrated book will delight lovers of mazes, acting as a guide, directory and puzzle book combined.
Specially commissioned illustrations by Thibaud Hérem represent 60 real and imagined mazes from around the world, with a bird’s eye view of each maze so that readers can make their own journey. Each maze is also accompanied by a fascinating and witty short history.
About the Author
Thibaud Hérem is a French illustrator based in London. His published work includes Know Your Rodent (with Ziggy Hanaor, 2010), Draw me a House (2012) and London Deco (2013).
Angus Hyland is a graduate of the Royal College of Art and a partner at Pentagram Design London. His work for Laurence King includes (with Roanne Bell) Hand to Eye (2003), The Picture Book (2010), (with Steve Bateman) Symbol (2011), The Purple Book (2013) and The Book of the Dog (2015).
Kendra Wilson is a journalist, and author of My Garden is a Car Park and Other Design Dilemmas (2017), published by Laurence King. Collaborations with Angus Hyland include The Book of the Dog (2015) and The Book of the Bird (Laurence King, 2016).