Awestruck by the Majesty of the Heavens

Awestruck by the Majesty of the Heavens

studio blue, Chicago, Illinois, 1996

Description

Awestruck by the Majesty of the Heaven is a small catalogue of the Adler Planetarium’s collection of celestial charts. The book’s spherical grid reflects the “flatland” of these Renaissance documents, and its typography combines contemporary and Renaissance forms of recording text.

Collections: 50 Books/50 Covers of 1996
Discipline: Book design
Format: Book

Credits

Design firm
studio blue
Art directors
Kathy Fredrickson, Cheryl Towler Weese
Designers
Cheryl Towler Weese, JoEllen Kames, Gail Wiener
Photographer
Garry Henderson
Author
Anna Felicity Friedman
Typefaces
Poliphilus, Blado, OCR-A
Printer
Multiple Images
Papers
King James Folding Board, Potlatch Northwest Dull
Publisher/client
Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum
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