Common Era

a book that explores our current notion of the future as seen from the past ↧

yesterday & tomorrow
Common Era is a book in progress... in the sense that it will never be left untouched. Although my hands are now off, it will continue to evolve, in form and content as time elapses. By juxtaposing themes of the future and the past, the old and the new, and the real and the speculative, let's explore what is to come... or what has passed?
The preflight panel
CONTEXT
248 page, swiss-bound publication printed on newsprint
autumn 2021 — 5 weeks
Client
Jayme Yen — DES466 Publication Design
Tools
indesign, printer, sew-binding, hardcovers
Problem Space
How might we create an experience that bends time when limited by the format of a linear book?
For what's to come...
Thank you Jayme Yen for a stressful yet amazing quarter. Without your guidance I'm not sure any of would have the will nor skill to get our books done in the time span given. So much has been learned about the engineering of a physical specimen such as a hard cover book. So much valuable knowledge that will be carried forward into eternity...