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Book

Design of the catalogue "Rafael Garcia. Decor and Furniture", which chronicles the exhibition and donation to the Spanish state of the huge archive of the designer’s projects and several pieces of Modern Movement furniture and décor that have been incorporated into the National Museum of Decorative Arts collections in Madrid. The exhibition takes a look at one of the most influential Spanish designers in Spain during the second half of the twentieth century.

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Chinese Governmental Prize

The book Chinese Governmental Prize for Publishing, a hardcover book with binding and layout style, is divided into three volumes in letter box set and printed with special environmentally friendly cotton paper. It attaches great importance to the void on the title page and applies movable-type printing to the design of the lining papers.

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Impact

A handy small book (in A6 format, 140 pages), which is a valuable educational gadget of the Impact Academyl project. The first dictionary of digital marketing terms in the Polish language on the market. Noble refined design. Aesthetic values - a product that arouses interest and desire thanks to the project. High functional values ensuring intuitive use of the dictionary, a transparent layout, high accuracy preserved in the composition of the content, PL and ENG terms are located next to each other. Post-it notes, quick access to frequently used pages. Original cover.

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A way out of the mirror

The design of the book was based on a children’s storybook that tells a tale through images. The main character is an exaggerated form praying mantis, understood as a self-portrait of the artist as a young man. Titled after an Allen Ginsberg poem, A Way Out of the Mirror includes over two hundred drawings deliberately printed on thin paper. The special edition of the book was packaged in a personalized Tyvek pink envelope. Tyvek was chosen for its outstanding water resistance to both complement and withstand Farmer’s sculptural waterworks that were part of the Biennale exhibition.

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Beauty of folk arts

The design presents the beauty of Chinese folk arts. This is a total of eight books, about Chinese folk technology and materials. The content includes textile arts, Papercuts, New Year pictures, embroidery, stone carving, brick carving, wood carving, silver accessories. Extracting symbolic language from classical patterns, rearranging the characters, graphics and color blocks, to interpret the major cultural heritage of China. The book design is intended to show the charm of folk art, make people pay attention to traditional culture and inherit folk arts.

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A Bird of a Different Feather

"A Bird of a Different Feather: A Picture Book" is an abridged translation of Izumi Kyoka's 1897 short story "Kecho" with illustrations by Nakagawa Gaku. In this English-language version, special attention in terms of design was paid to details of materiality like paper choice and printing method, as well as to the stylistic interplay between word and image on the page. For example, the book utilizes a paper type whose special texture is reminiscent of materials from the Meiji Period (1868-1912).

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