The brief was to take on a classic novel, and to tell the story through the use of experimental typography, a single accent colour and a single font with it's varying weights. It was to take up a maximum of 32 pages, include experimental folds, and we were to design and bind the cover ourselves.
I chose Frankenstein by Mary Shelley as it was a novel I was already very familiar with. I used a variety of folds to conceal and reveal information, and to intensify certain appropriate phrases. I used Baskerville for it's large variety of weights, and the colour yellow to amplify the two contrasting moods within the opening and closing chapters: joy and danger. I reiterated this with using primarily white for the joyous opening chapter where details of Frankenstein's pleasant and happy childhood is discussed, and primarily black for the darker closing chapter, heavy with themes such as death.