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Empire in Waves

This project is a redesign of the text, Empire in Waves by Scott Laderman. This long body of the text is broken up in a clean, editorial layout. I captured and edited all the images included in this 40-page book. This hardcover book was handmade using the popular saddle stitch technique.

Services

Publication Design

Photography

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Art Direction

Art Direction

Inspired by Ray Gun’s Out of Control publication, my goal was to break the normal rules of publication design. I wanted to create spreads that were exciting and that kept your eye on the page for a while.

 

The text is about the commodification of surf culture, which was a big inspiration for my photography.

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