The lovely folks at Zed Books have been supplying some interesting briefs recently and Languages of the Unheard was no exception. Written by Stephen D’Arcy, this is a daring philosophical text about a controversial subject. The editors wanted to avoid the use of the handmade/stencil aesthetic and have a more elegant look.
The set of visuals I created incorporated some beautiful imagery from stock photography sites. The chosen sleeve featured one of these, from Getty/Reider Photography. I kept the type clean and simple, to complement the image.