Thoughts on Design
Breaking the white square: Redesigning ArtThrob
The challenge of this redesign was trying reflect the core principles of creating engagement and insight into the artworks and artists themselves, while moving away from the white grid with black text.
Why we love Financier typeface for our Strandwolf books
I needed a typeface that could hold up on relatively cheap paper and that was legible and compact. To offset this, the typeface needed to have a little elegance. Finally, the aim of the series is to reintroduce African fiction from the 20th Century, so I needed something bookish, but definitely not nostalgic…