by Ray Bradbury
The Folio Society
Taking as a starting point the speed of technological progress at the expense of our humanity, the design works with the motif of the circle as metaphor for wholeness, becoming fragmented and disjointed. With colours lifted partially from the plates inside the text and then saturated to bring to mind nuclear sunsets and endless space.
Full leather binding with linen joint. Hand-dyed Hewit's fair goat on covering leather and doublure. Hand-dyed, tooled and printed back-pared onlays on covering leather and doublure. All edge gradient decoration of acrylic ink, then tooled blind and with foil. Hand sewn silk endbands, with colours hand-dyed. Leather-jointed endpapers, hand painted with acrylic ink and tooled.
Awarded the Folio Society 2nd Prize, DB Annual Competition 2018