client: hull city council / larkin25
project: the beet of happiness book
responsibility: book design, typographic illustrations & print management
The Beat of Happiness is six essays inspired by Philip Larkin’s jazz writing, by music writer John Harris. This commission was to design a book that said “Jazz” using only typography. The inspiration for these typographic illustrations come from the design early Blue Note album covers, using the type in a playful way to engage the reader.