Design projects • • • Experimental Books
Projects exploring and experimenting with book design, layout, and illustration.
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland
Illustration, photography, book design, and book binding for Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. This rendition of Lewis Carroll’s classic story is inspired by Alice’s belief that a book is useless without pictures or conversations, and the book’s layout and illustrations reflect this concept, along with the fact that she is a very imaginative girl who loves to pretend to be different people and have conversations with herself.
The book features coptic binding and measures a half-letter page in size, vertically, to give it an unconventional sense of length and a unique reading experience
To emphasize dialogue, conversations are pulled to their own pages. In the illustrations, one girl acts out all the characters’ parts.
Alice’s inspirational quote for the book's design
Some illustrations incorporate hand-lettering
The Elements of Style
Book design for William Strunk Jr.s and E.B. White's “The Elements of Style.” The design uses a geometric approach with a retro-inspired color palette to appeal hip college students and young professionals.
The cover uses velum cut-outs to create an abstract geometric E
Illustrations and layout for a robot-themed calendar. To celebrate the robots’ long limbs, the calendar folds out in landscape format and provides a page in each spread for notes.
The stretchy robot arm unifies the front and back covers; use of a clear spiral helps prevent the binding from visually interfering with the continuity of the design
The layout for the month of January; all spreads have the robot on the left and a page for notes on the right