Sandman 4 - Book Covers, etc Picture

I created this collector's edition of Sandman as part of a typography project for college. It includes outer packaging, a concertina booklet and 2 hardbound volumes containing the entire comic series.

Text reads:

The book covers echo the design of the concertina, with one cover minimal and ordered, the other chaotic and free.

Two different layers of packaging exist for this project. The first cover employs a minimal design that provides all the relevant information, as well as instructions to rip it apart. A second cover underneath mirrors the first in a more anarchistic and disordered fashion.

The idea here is to communicate the transience and impermanence of life - demonstrating these notions through the destruction of the outer cover.

We must destroy our own innocence to truly live and experience life.
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