The Olympic Ring

From Barcelona '92

The Olympic Ring

  • Enjoy a tour around the Olympic Ring thanks to this photographic picture book that creates a moving effect when flicking through its pages
  • It includes an explanatory introduction about the history and the construction of this dynamic area of Montjuïc mountain
  • This flipbook is also a great souvenir or gift to remember a visit to Barcelona's Olympic site

About the book

In a clever and original way this small-sized book explores the Olympic Ring, the architectural site built on the mountain of Montjuïc in the year 1992 to hold the Olympic Games of Barcelona. By means of an optical illusion that is produced by flicking rapidly through its pages, the photographs suddenly come to life and generate a moving image just like a film in the cinema.

This Flipbook dedicated to the Olympic Ring shows from an original and entertaining angle one of the most striking and singular places of Barcelona. An animated story that brings an icon of modern architecture to life.


  • Alejandro Catalá (México)

    Alejandro Catalá (México)


    Original books. A good purchase.

Book Details

What is a flipbook?
Also known as Cine de Dedo or folioscopes, the flipbook is a small book that is based on the optical principle of cinema to create the illusion of continuous movement. Things  "move" thanks to a series of images with slight variations between them.  When the flipbook's pages are rapidly turned, then a clever film-like effect is created.

Who is it for?
You, the flipbook reader make the book come to life by flicking rapidly through its pages.

Additional Information

  • Additional Information
  • Weight (g): 60
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Size (cm): 5 x 10
  • Author: Dosde Publishing
  • Pages: 144
  • Edition: Flipbook Edition
  • language
  • Spanish
  • English
  • Spanish + English
  • isbn
  • 978-84-607-5353-7
  • 978-84-607-5353-7
  • 978-84-607-5353-7
  • sku
  • 10-006-00
  • 10-006-01
  • 10-006-02