Para’ Phrase – Colour’ Phase

Research output: Non-textual formArtefact


Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon, UK
PublisherFine Press Book Association
Publication statusPublished - 2010
Publication type

Research output: Non-textual formArtefact


‘Para’ Phrase – Colour Phase’ is hand-set and printed in 9 point Didot Sabon and 14 point Didot Nord Italique. Printed in grey plus 8 colours on Zerkall mould-made paper and hand-sewn as an eight page booklet. Bound into a folded sheet of Fabriano Ingres green paper printed in 28 point Didot Sabon. The booklet explores the relationship between colour and word meaning. 6 words are printed for each of 6 basic colours where their meaning could be reinforced by the hue. An extracted text from Wassily Kandinsky’s Concerning the Spiritual in Art is printed as a supporting narrative on colour–sound relationships. 100 copies for the fpba plus 40 for private distribution.