Each article needed to take on the identity of the brand or artist profiled, serving to break the whole into distinct sections. I feel like I do my best work when there are less obvious, underlying themes to utilize in a layout. Case in point, in the Kofie story, he's part of a group called The Draftsmen, so I set about creating spreads that resembled blueprint paper. I continued that sort of process throughout the book.
Project is a 32 page, 9x9" saddle-stitch bound booklet on uncoated stock to match previous years' programs. Luckily, working with streetwear companies leaves no shortage of usable imagery. The biggest challenge was how to incorporate it all in such a small space.