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Project 4 – Once Upon A Type


Design a book with a front and back cover. For this project you will choose a fable or urban legend and visually communicate the story using only type. Limit your use of vector graphics. Seek out feedback from your instructor before taking your strongest ideas to the computer for production.

This project is another BIG one. As if the creation of full illustrations with a variety of characters using only type wasn’t difficult enough you have to design a page layout, decide on an appropriate binding method, print the whole thing and use impeccable craft to bind the entire project. Whew! Very intimidating, but I will say that these difficult projects usually produce great results.

Here are a few examples: