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Baek Seok | Poems of the North // Korean Title: 백석 <白石> | 북에서온 시들
Translated & Edited by Peter N. Liptak || 정석<情石>편역 최중원그림
Illustrated by Choi Joong Won || 최중원 그림
The collected works of a North Korean poet from the 1930's, 40's etc. (when it was a united Korea under Japanese occupation). The poems are about harmony with nature, & objects from everyday life including foods and traditions.
Dimensions: book interior is 8.5" x 5.5" (~250 pages)
People studying Korean literature, interested in North Korea, poetry lovers
Book cover type
Lightning Source / IngramSpark
beautiful yet not too subtle
clean but compelling
great use of color and shading
powerful, simple and clean
simple and clean
great use of text
What colors do you want to see in your design?
Other color requirements
Other colors could be used if you have some great ideas.
enclosed are a couple of samples (none of which I’m completely happy with… ) I’ll enclose a rough draft pdf of the book that should give you an idea of the tone and manner.
What to avoid
Interior will be all blue - no black
Design should be simple and clear - poetic - see samples
PSD of images from the book interior are available as needed