[…] the cube-like object in vivid orange challenges traditional norms and embraces innovative book design principles.
The names of the 82 graduates form the spine of the book. The catalog separates text and images to give the content a new room for unfolding. It consists of two equal parts, connected by the graduates names, emphasizing their unity. The layout is clear and precise, with an orange guiding system for navigation.
164 diploma projects in art and design, six theoretical, and 18 practical subjects, texts in German and English, various visuals, on 400 pages total. Accompanied by a preface, an essay and an index, the catalog encourages readers to actively immerse themselves in the content and engage with the presented works on a deeper level.
The book measures 17×24 cm and has 400 pages, with text in German and English. It was edited by Katja Kupfer and Jens Balkenborg, and published by the HfG Offenbach (Bernd Kracke) in July 2023.