In this project, I experiment with format and also, use design to push the content
further than we think we can.
Comes in 5 different colour options. The colour palates are purely aesthetical and it is my first project where I experimented on monotonal printing on coloured paper.
The texts bleed to the next page via an accordian fold booklet.
*sic. as themselves
The format adopts the bi-linearality of a Z-Bine Format Book to negotiate two different values of design.
The pattern sleeves opens up to Japanese Style Posters ode Ukiyo-e
Old Ukiyo-e used to wrap pots. Notice the Z-Bine graphic line drawing is instructions that illustrate the way the book divides its content by.
The binding here is called the Z-bine where the book can begin left — right on either side. The content was eventally created to be BI-LINEAR.
The ink used for the booklets are either entirely in red or black. I took on a largely minimal look, in order for the reader to not know which side were they opening the book from.
The negotiation of how these two values — Communication and Artisanal whether they should go seperately or together as a stance that does not preach which side is more important or which is better. Rather, we negotiate the qualities they hold a themselves.
Accordian Bind, You have to make the page into a Islamic Dome in order to read the arabic texts inside the page.