We can't wait to get our hands on¬†Runes: The Icelandic Book of Fu√ĺark, a book we are extremely proud of. We have been looking for the perfect way to present the runic systems in a book, since¬†we published Sorcerer's Screed in 2015. We agreed that the book would have to stand firmly on academic grounds as well as being extremely accessible, enlightening and not the least: a¬†beautiful object.

Last year we finally found and assembled our dream team:

Teresa Dr√∂fn Freysd√≥ttir Njar√įv√≠k,¬†who despite of her young age is an experienced scholar, specialising in Icelandic medieval manuscripts and runes. She collected information about the three runic systems, edited and wrote the text.¬†

Siggi Odds¬†is a¬†young and exciting graphic designer who¬†has received numerous awards for his work. Siggi¬†caught our eye with an exhilarating¬†exhibition¬†on a project of his involving the Fu√ĺark rune alphabet.¬†

We are extremely proud of the book and find that Teresa's and Siggi's passion for runes is the absolute key ingredient. 

Runes: The Icelandic Book of Fu√ĺark introduces three different but related forms of runic systems in a chronological order:¬†

The Elder Fu√ĺark,¬†the Younger Fu√ĺark¬†and¬†the¬†Icelandic Fu√ĺark.

By presenting the three runic systems readers will be able to delve deeper into the meaning of each individual rune as well as gaining a better understanding of how the runic systems have evolved.

Runes: The Icelandic Book of Fu√ĺark will be released on March 25, 2018 and is available for pre-order.¬†

 

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