Shortlisted Books

Escher X nendo | Between Two Worlds
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Design Rationale

In the early design stages it became clear that the house motif was integral to nendo’s vision for the exhibition space. From a design perspective I wanted to highlight the pairing of Escher and nendo – as nendo created a home for Escher within the gallery, so does the slip case for the publication. Escher’s works are known to transform from one thing to another which I chose to mirror for the cover treatment, when placed side by side the full house motif and Escher work are revealed. This transformative nature influenced the layout, utilising the colour palette from the

Details
Dimensions
300 x 240 mm
No. pages
300
Credits
Internal Design
Dirk Hiscock
Photography
Nendo Studio
Typesetting
Dirk Hiscock
Printing
1010 Printing
Author
Catherine Leahy with Maria Cristina Didero, Dunja Hak, Dr Adam Nash, Ewan McEoin and Alberto Pérez-Gómez