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Give Get Design featuring great design, architecture, fashion, graphics and innovation from across the globe.

 

Dorina Nowill

The annual report Dorina Nowill is a publication that presents annual results of the foundation's performance, essential for the maintenance of its funders, which allow it to assist blind or with low vision people free of charge. The graphic project developed by Laika sought to bring the reality of the blind to the experience of reading the book, exploring the tactile sensation, as a relief in the printing of the cover, and the points printed in Braille, presenting the reader with aspects of the daily life of blind or with low vision people through Braille reading resources.

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On Italian Arts

This book is totally based on the author's experiences and reflections on the Italian plastic arts (architecture, sculpture, painting)and design. Starting from the art classes at the University of Florence and the Academy of Fine Arts of Florence, the author constructed an art schema of the Etruscan cultural towns through field trips to more than 50 distinctive towns and over 200 churches and museums in northern, central and southern Italy. The author felt the unique charm of the fresco art, and finally rebuilt the impression of Italy with Chinese ink paintings.

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ZhuZi Art

A series of book editions for the collected works of traditional Chinese calligraphy and painting is published by Nanjing Zhuzi Art Museum. With its long history and elegant technique, the traditional Chinese paintings and calligraphy are treasured for their highly artistic and practical appeal. When designing the collection, abstract shapes, colors, and lines were used to create a consistent sensuality and highlight the blank space in the sketch. The effortless coincides with artists in traditional painting and calligraphy styles.

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Beyond the Blue

It is a feature of this book to introduce various looks of the sea through the distinguishing colors of each chapter. For example, the green color chip symbolizes a healthy sea forest, while the red color chip shows dark side of a sea filled with whale blood. Like this, the color chips introduced in each chapter are used to express the bright and dark side of the sea symbolically. This book was printed on soybean oil ink with low environmental pollution on 100g matte paper and thread bound to reduce bond usage.

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The Taste of Music

Humanity has always tried to elevate every experience we could have, from music, to film, to art, among other things. It is not surprising that sound-enhanced food could be the new elevation we seek for our food experiences. The resent research has expanded the area of sensory applications of food and found that certain tones make things taste sweeter or more bitter. So this book is talking about how does the theory work and what's scientific reasons behind it.

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Zodiacville Runners

Zodiacville Runnersl is a children's fairy tale about Zodiacville's animals participated in the running festival hosted by the Dragon King. This project is an experimental mixture of traditional Korean 'minhwa' attributes and illustrator's own digital painting styles. Accordingly, folkish episodes of zodiacville animals are based on the humorous and joyful sentiment of the festival. Furthermore, numerous dilute dots were blended layer by layer, inspired by the oriental back-painting technique.

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