Fairy tales under the blankets Lanificio Leo + Rubbettino Editore
The new project by Rubbettino and Lanificio Leo: Fables under the blankets is an innovative publishing and design project conceived for the magical moment of reading fairy tales, to unite children and parents in a multi-sensory experience.
Made thanks to the manufacturing skills of Rubbettino and Lanificio Leo, Fables under the blankets is a series of children's books that combines each issue with a mini plaid illustrated in jacquard knit. The first two titles of the series refer to two of Aesop's fables, "The tortoise and the hare" and "The deer and the lion".
"Fables under the blankets is a quality Italian manufacturing project that follows the tradition of the book as a design object, an experimental edition for children that focuses on the cognitive development of the child."
The books are conceived as a continuous drawing that develops over several pages bound together with fabric hinges. Handmade in Italy, they are made with the utmost care in FSC certified recycled cardboard. Each book can be opened completely to see the development of the story's actions at a glance and also positioned horizontally or vertically, becoming a game.
In the special boxed version, each fairy tale is combined with a version of the same made on a mini plaid / tapestry in merino virgin wool woven by Lanificio Leo. It is a soft support on which even the very young child can visually read the story told by the parent, following the figures that illustrate the story, and at the same time immerse themselves in a warm embrace. The plaid can accompany the child from the first months as a blanket to childhood as a decorative tapestry for the bedroom.
play test shooting photo by Paolo Belletti