open spaces and social media by stamen
A new take on the pop-up book.
"Unlike illustration books we find on bookshelves today, The Adventures of a Village moves the plot along by having readers unfold certain corners of the narrative origami. It might look like a flat poster with snow-capped buildings and intersecting train tracks, but upon closer inspection, you will find a labyrinth of creases that can be flipped and flopped to change the illustration.”
Abstracting the pictorial layout of Where the Wild Things Are.
“After numerous reads, it becomes clear how strong an influence that the design and layout of the book is to reinforces the story, and more importantly assert the theme of imagination. The size and placement of visuals vary considerably throughout the book, and they’re used to indicate where we are in Max’s concocted world and to reinforce the imagination experience.”
how i tried for years to find the perfect form for interactive graphics, how i failed, and why, whether a perfect form fits or not, i’ve stopped my desperate pursuit.
and a discussion of don’t let the pigeon drive the bus
“person who is leading a bearable life, who experiences misfortune, who overcomes misfortune, and who is happier afterward for having demonstrated…