Carved Names Vol. 1

PROJECT DESCRIPTION I was commissioned to design vol. 1 of Carved Names, a two-volume work about a WW2 monument at ELTE university in Budapest. The books are bi-lingual, featuring content in Hungarian and English. Each volume was produced in two versions: edge-painted and edge-chiselled. Vol. 1 (white), designed by Ákos Polgárdi, presents the entries submitted to ELTE's architectural competition for designing the monument, complete with project documentation and plans/illustrations, essays by ELTE students reflecting on the entries, interviews with the designers, a photo documentation of the realized monument, a type specimen of Trefort Grotesk, the monument's bespoke typeface, as well as the names and basic biographical data of the victims. Vol. 2 (black), designed by Zalán Péter Salát and Dániel Németh, contains the proceedings of a conference held on the occasion of the monument's inauguration. EDITORIAL DESIGN Ákos Polgárdi ART DIRECTION Zalán Péter Salát PHOTOGRAPHY Ákos Polgárdi — STOCK Peyer Peywave, 155 gsm mounted on 3mm greyboard (cover) Munken Pure Rough, 120 gsm (inside) TYPEFACE Stanley (Optimo), Trefort Grotesk (Ákos Polgárdi) PRINTING EPC BINDING Stanctechnik EDGE TREATMENT Előzék Thanks to Zalán Péter Salát, Dániel Németh, Levente Szabó, Árpád Szendrői, Péter György

2016
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Painted vs. chiselled edges
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