The Live Canvas Project

Art Direction and Design

 
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Book design

I had the honor of creating a coffee table book for 2 incredible artists. The Photographer Tiago Chediak, and my good friend, Tattoo Artist J.P Rodrigues have a spirt that emanates from their body of work.   

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Monogram

Because of the long title, I created a typographic mark using the first letters of each word. This mark was used as the book cover design for a special edition limited run of 250 copies and visual shorthand for promotions.

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Typography

The type style is simple as to not distract the tattoo work of JP and the images of Tiago. The aim was to have it quiet yet sophisticated.

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Promotions

Some marketing materials and announcements for the book launch were created using the earlier work done when determining the cover art.

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Layout

We paced the book by color and compositional form of the subjects. Special thanks to Ken Liew for layout assistance, and retoucher, Breno de Faria.

Below are a few snapshots of the journey. The book is available to purchase here.