Series of digital pamphlets related to the Megastructure book….
The pamphlets have a written piece contextualising the subject and a map printed on tracing paper… the image is the ‘centre fold’. Dark grey cover and mid grey for the image…
Reading from L-R
The Barbican, the Institute of Education, the Hayward Gallery, the Kingsway Tunnel Ventilation Shaft, the National Theatre…
and below, the Royal College of Physicians, Trellick Tower, the Cathedral of Christ the King, Preston Bus Station and Liverpool Sugar Silo.
Bit of an understatement … Screen printed at Hot Bed Press, Salford and over printed with wooden type at Juniper Press, Liverpool.
Nothing is new… George Orwell’s observations now seem prescient of our times…
All the pages were printed at Silver Birch Press on a Vandercook press. They were sewn by hand and trimmed at Thomas Loughlan in Liverpool.
I screen printed the front cover at Hot Bed Press and the text is Gill Drop Shadow.
The wrapper is printed with a simple red Gill ‘O’.
The Lino cuts for the book
Cantilevered stairwell from outside
Lights and spiral staircase
Towards the light
Situated in Bexhill, East Sussex, the De La Warr Pavilion was one of the first Modernist structures to be built in Britain. It was designed by Serge Chermayeff and Erich Mendelsohn and opened in 1935.