Designing News in the issue 219 of étapes.
Evolver – A glimpse into the greatest story ever told
billion years ago, Earth was formed. Meteorite bombardments, volcanic
eruptions, or ice ages occurred and had direct consequences on the
landscape and life on Earth. What is the best medium to visualize this
content? A format that offers a lot of space for experimentation,
sequences, series and narrative stories. An object that gives the
reader/viewer an experience, a feeling by touching, flipping, tearing,
folding… the artists’ book, itself an artwork. The content dictates the
format and its features, following the structure of a geological
timeline. The illustrated evolution of an animal comes to life within
this frame, adapting throughout the various events and periods of time.
Evolution hasn’t stopped. New species will emerge, continents will
drift, new mass extinctions will occur, leaving Earth to the power of
Evolver — A glimpse into the greatest story ever told — designed by nature
72 pages, 25 x 36 cm, offset printing
Poem by Matthias Michel
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