The Great Writer Series: Haruki Murakami

  • The Great Writer Series: Haruki Murakami
    A booklet design inspired by the life and the work of Haruki Murakami. 
    The goal of this project is to design an 8 paged text-heavy booklet including front and back covers. 

    Specifications / Instructions:
    1) Page: 8.5 x 11 Spread: 11 x 17
    2) Cover prints on both sides of cover sheets
    3) B&W with no bleed
    4) Saddle Stitch (Stapled) 
    5) Any kind of paper stock
    6) Vertical subdivisions of the 51 picas page: 4, 8, 1, 8, 1, 8, 1, 8, 1, 8, 3, picas

    Text elements:
    1) Titles, subtitles, and dates
    2) Introduction
    3) Main essays: (Writing style, Political view, His Love for Music, Translation, Films, Notable work)
    4) Interview
    5) Picture captions
    6) Pull quotes
    7) List of work and accomplishments
    8) Quotes

    Awards:
    Adobe Design Award Semifinalist 2017

    Featured:
    Designclever
    Designbby

    Photo credit to one and only, Jessie Mar
  • Thanks for viewing! 
    Special thanks to Simon Johnston for his guidance and support.
    Designed and curated from Los Angeles, California.