I Am Not Mute by Sonya Shatalova

Overview   Process  

Task: to design a book.

I Am Not Mute is a collection of poems, tales, aphorisms and other works by Sonya Shatalova, an autistic girl who cannot communicate with people in conventional ways but has a unique talent of expressing her thoughts and feelings on paper. The text matter, endpaper pattern and the cover were designed and typeset at the studio.

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The cover

Release date: July 14 2015


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Typefaces: Fly and Bingley
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Title opening

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Each section starts with a watercolor by the author

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Opening with poems

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Opening with aphoristic word definitions

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The endpaper

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