Among the Trees is a mystical journey through a forest told as a continuous narrative, with the alphabet as a structure for telling the story. The story takes the form of a hand bound accordion book utilizing illustration that is continuous across every page of the book.
Winner of The National Student Show & Conference 2019 Best Book Design Award.
I have always believed there was something magical about the forest. Forests are places of both mystery and familiarity, adventure and comfort, and they are home to innumerable fascinating creatures. In this book, I invite the reader to explore the vibrant beauty of the other world that exists among the trees.
Type & Color
The delicacy of Cormorant allows the type to tuck itself away among the illustrations.
A constraint in the creation of this book was the requirement that it utilize a randomly selected, minimal color palette. The unexpected colors, which aided in further development of the book's concept, lend an otherwordly character to the book and help to quietly highlight the passing of time as it occurs in the story.