through the looking glass

Through The Looking-Glass
Book Design, Page Layout, & Illustration

The Adventure
Re-designed Through The Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There (1871), with focus on text layout, original illustrations, and bookbinding.

The Particulars
7½"x7½"
67 pages
Typeset in Clarendon & Cochin

The Hand Skills
Digital Print
Bound By Hand
Pen & Ink Illustrations
60lb vellum-finished text

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Screen Printed Cover
Alice passes through an abstract shape meant to mirror a looking-glass. Graphic elements were screen printed on a light, cotton fabric.

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This Book Was Bound By Hand
Pages were printed on natural white, then perfect bound together. Leaves were ripped to resemble deckle edge.

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Illustrations & Layout
The illustrations were hand rendered, realized in a theatrical approach, that is, the concept that all of the characters who Alice encounters are truly stage actors and actresses dressed in costume or attached with hand props. The text is meant to interact with images or story content.

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