Assignment #4: Book (Part 4)

For this week, I just had to refine what I had. Originally, this was supposed to be the last class before the book was due, fully printed and bound. However, the instructor was nice and allowed us to have that

Assignment #4: Book (Part 3)

The night before the third class, I finally nailed my creative driver. I was crying in the shower when it suddenly came to me: "Freedom to experiment". It was something that the Wikipedia article had mentioned. The Beatles

Assignment #4: Book (Part 2)

For the second week of the project, I had to create a pagination plan for the entire book, and also to come up with 10 images that would support the story. On top of that, I had to refine my

Assignment #4: Book (Part 1)

The final assignment for my class was to create a book using the provided text. The purpose of this book is to be a high-quality "museum" piece, which serves as tribute to the musician or band that is

Dream not quite come true

I've heard a lot about the St. Gallen library in Switzerland which hosts a number old manuscripts. I've looked at some of pages from the books that they have at the e-codices site. It seemed like the most wonderful place

Swiss design?

All throughout college I've heard so much about how awesome Swiss design is. I've also seen a huge number of examples: books, posters, typefaces... I have to say, though, that generalizations of this kind are harmful. When you call something

Oddly specific

Signs and labels of all kinds are a source of unending fascination for me. Today, I'd like to talk about two of them that I recently saw. You've probably heard about Helvetica Man (a term coined by Ellen Lupten). Even