The book of emblems

Editorial design & Art direction

This project re-interpret the italian litterature of the 16e century: the « Emblemata » or « book of Emblems ». What is exactly an emblem nowadays? What does it means? How to represent it?

This book translate visually and literally 40 engraved emblems picked from this medieval time. It is joined with a digital version and a scenography allowing the spectator to travel into the book as a mental space.