I love books.
Reading them, admiring them (on my bookshelves, ideally), and also designing them.
I’m all for digital books (they have many advantages) but to be honest, I prefer an actual-3D-reality-tangible book.
Holding it in my hands. Feeling the texture of it. Taking in the scent of it. Isn’t it just delicious? There’s nothing quite like it.
What’s also rather delicious is being a part of getting someone’s passion, ideas, values and other forms of self-expression out into the world.
Above are some of the books I’ve had the pleasure of contributing to. For some, I only designed the cover; for some, only the inner pages. For others, I was involved in the whole book; designing the layout, typesetting, formatting, cover design, and even drawing maps (for Beyond Bucharest).
What I love is that they are all very different. Individual; like the author. This is not a one-size-fits-all approach – I tune into each book project and feel into the energy of it. That then translates into visuals. It’s a beautiful co-creation.