Friday 11th February. The first proofs arrive from Port Melbourne, Victoria, AU.
The image quality is outstanding⸺particularly the hi-res images including an image of the sun from Adobe Stock and Philip’s image of the power cables (above).
The Orpheus Pro typeface (designed by Kevin King and Patrick Griffin, from Canada Type) works well as a headline face in contrast to the body copy in Tablet Gothic (designed by Jos Scaglione and Veronika Burian, from TypeTogether).
We designed a ‘user manual’ spread which explains, briefly, how to use the Magic Bookmark:
One of the our contributors, Andrew Sunley Smith appears in the early pages of the book and we used his work My Walden and Carbon Supremacy as a test for printing (below).
Below, we show one of the proofs of Andrew’s My Walden contribution.
The paper stock, Sovereign Offset Digital is a paper stock suited to the HP Indigo printer and is a smooth, bright white stock. We chose this to reduce any glare on the printed page, where the Magic Bookmark might read black as white or vice-versa.