Book Design | Text On Type

Book Design | Text On Type

Project Role | Student, School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Skills | InDesign, Photoshop, Typography

Objective | Design a new cover, table of contents, and chapter openings for the book Texts on Type by Stephen Miller & Phillip B. Meggs.

Concept | Develop imagery based on the specifics of typography + provide a highly interpretive experience.

 


 

THE WORK

 

Original cover.

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Redesigned cover.

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The black graphic elements are based on the actual shape of the text.
Letters can be considered symbols of vocal sounds- an idea that resonates throughout the book.
This treatment is applied to each chapter, creating a ‘logo’ to represent┬áthe chapter.

Redesigned table of contents.

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Chapter opener spreads.

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Process.
Cover sketches.

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Content sketch.

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Visual system, early iteration.

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