Sometimes you wonder how people find you, or notice your output. Mostly it is word of mouth, sometimes it is chance; however it happens, sometimes you are just grateful that it works. Collaborating with Genie Poretzky-Lee has been enthralling, challenging, enlightening and, above all, a delight.
Genie came to me looking for help with designing a trilogy of large format publications. These three books contain not only the most profound stories, but glimpses of another world via the author’s unique and enigmatic photos and artwork. Each volume had to be separate from the others, yet all had to contain the same common thread, leaving the reader with the sense that they had journeyed in very different lands, yet encountered elements of the same story in each location.
We achieved this by using a unique colour scheme for each volume, yet each harmonised with the others – single notes that come together to form a series of haunting chords.
I’ve been entranced by Genie’s tales since she first brought these to my attention and it has been an honour to be the vehicle by which they are introduced to the reader.