Lyon has self-published 3 limited edition hand-made books. Each book was created as a bespoke work in collaboration with graphic designers and printers.
NINOS – The Street Children of Latin America (1992) was published to highlight the conditions of children living on the streets of Latin America. Its pages explore the key issues that lead to a life on the streets and the book accompanied an exhibition in Mexico and Ecuador. Designed by Annabel Clements and printed by Phil Lamond at Gavin Martin.
TUNA – Tsukiji Market, Tokyo (1996) tracks a day in the life of the single largest covered market in the world. Tsukiji market in Tokyo is the home of the world famous Tuna auction where much of the world’s blue fin Tuna is sold. The book is a silver-gilded, ram-punched, hand-made, embossed tin covered limited edition gem. Designed by Greg Quinton and printed by Phil Lemond at Gavin Martin
FLOWERS – The Flora and Fauna of the Windward Islands (2000) is a play on colour, surface, dimension and reflection. Each unique spread was created from original artworks made on the islands of the Southern Caribbean. Echoing the flower press the book is a series of high-end French folded prints bound with embossed end papers and Bible paper inner leaves. Designed by Dana Robertson and printed by Phil Lamond at Gavin Martin.