The project for this series of books is based on a self imposed restriction with the aim of exploring the expressiveness of the text. All book covers are designed using only two colors – black & red – over a white background. Monotype Modern Extended, a typeface to been seen rather than read, is the sole graphic element apart from the publishers logo. The vast diversity of subject matters and ages of the texts in this collection is reflected on the cover designs, with the treatment of type seeking to capture the sense and flavor of each text and each author.
Photos: José Meneses; Daniel Santos/FBA.