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Europe Crosswise: A Litany

Europe Crosswise: A Litany
Europe Crosswise: A Litany

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Blixa Bargeld

05.20.2022

Contra Mundum Press (CMP)

059

Typesetting details:

A 5×8" 240-page book, with semi-automatic unjustified lines (28 lines per page), interlinear lyrics translation, and a few custom footnotes. The book is set in Swift and the display font is PP Gosha Sans. The Arabic on page 29 is set in Decotype Naskh 2013 script technology. Typesetting time: 4 weeks in 30 design sessions; 7 proofing files.

Cover design details:

5×8", spine size 0.327" (140 pp.).
Cover design is strikingly minimal and features PP Gosha Sans on crimson, with the large type for the author’s name looking into a stunning image of Europe at night from space.

Review: @MinorLits

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