“If you don’t see the book you want
on the shelf, write it.”
- Beverly Cleary -
GLASS+ ELEMENTS BOOK
Typography 3: Complex Hierarchy - Spring 2018
Project 1: Book Design
Design an 80 page book
Front cover, spine, back cover
Table of contents
Several photos and/or illustrations
Several items of information design:
charts, graphs, maps, etc.
Solution: I wanted to incorporate visuals of artisan made glass along with the feeling of transparency that glass creates. During the class, I learned the book making process from scratch, thanks to the help of an acquaintance that restores antique books and bindings. It was the experience of a lifetime.