Die Nabel der Welt
The Navel of the World
Written by Nadine Luck
Published by Conbook Verlag
The book is a collection of the most bizarre beliefs and customs concerning baby-making, birth and raising babies. We wanted the cover to hint to the various chapters in the book without overcrowding it, and, of course, it had to be clear through color and imagery that the topic is babies.
This is how the project progressed from the first idea, through many rounds of simplifying it and trying to find the right colours: