Marquis de Sade
Three 6×9" books, 958 pages total, with semi-automatic line justification (37 lines per page), footnotes, and running line #s in the outside margins. Typesetting time: 4 months in 81 design sessions, 18 proofing files.
Cover design details:
6×9", spine size 0.480", 0.588", 1.087" (958 pp., 3 vols).
Covers in collaboration with Italian artist Federico Gori. The handwritten display typeface BW Emily Austin mirrors the slant and rhythm of Sade's signature, which was digitized in vector graphics for precise color application.