In 2011, Wout de Vringer designed Nomad, a book by photographer Jeroen Toirkens that documents nomadic lifestyle around the Northern hemisphere. The typography pairs Janson Text and BVH Baldinger, mainly used in its Thin weight.
Since the beginning of time, nomadic people have roamed the earth, looking for food, feeding their cattle. Looking for an existence, freedom. Living in the wild, mountains, deserts, on tundra and ice. With only a thin layer of tent between them and nature. Earth in the 21st century is a crowded place, roads and cities are everywhere. Yet somehow, these people hold on to traditions that go back to the very beginning of human civilization. This strikingly beautiful and unusual photobook takes us on a multi-continent search for the last living nomadic peoples in the Northern Hemisphere. It’s a remarkable journey, showing facets of modern-day nomadic cultures that are not quite what one would expect to find.