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Fitzjohns NW3

The Future Factory

Sucre

OKU

Mini Architecture Book

Design District

Conran and Partners

Centre Point Residences

Littlemore

Feed

Epicurean

Shanghai Me

Hungry Worms

Meraki

MKT.

Gaia

Hoad & More

Tamarind

Bankside Flag

Issho

The Workroom

YES

Orrery

Planet

Mother

Blind

Zip

Azure

Alterego

Yesterday

Memories

Craft

Perverse

Lifetime

Reality

Mistakes

Means

February

Bread

Breakfast

Guts

Error

Rational

Acid

Caviar

Fluff

Lobster

Wonder

Solar

Sensory

Petals

Blobby

Freedom

Optimist

Creation

Experiment

Cracks

End

Backwards

Souvenir

Tongue

History

Perforate

Socket

Dummy

DutchScot

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Property

Breadth

Copywriting
Content curation
Print

Big buildings, small books

Property developer Almacantar wanted to create a series of books, each celebrating the untold story of a property – with a focus on the challenges, design and architecture. The first in the series was for Centre Point, once a disused office block seen as a ‘blight on the horizon’, now a set of iconic apartments and public square. We were responsible for the editorial content, curation, copywriting and design of the book. Working closely with interior architects Conran and Partners and public realm specialists MICA Architects, to ensure the inside story of the project was captured – warts and all. The design of the book makes a feature of original sketches by Conran and Partners and MICA, printing them on translucent paper to juxtapose them with photography in both its before and after state.

Inspired by architect’s use of tracing paper for drawing, the book is wrapped in a translucent dust jacket featuring original sketches.
Each book comes with a specially created scale ruler ‘book mark’ made from etched brass. The ratio of the ruler matches the architectural plans in the book itself.
Pull out quotes are refreshingly honest about perceptions and challenges at various stages in the project. 
The content is ordered chronologically – taking people from the original vision in the 60s, through the construction process, to the finished article.