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England in Particular: A Celebration of the Commonplace, the Local, the Vernacular and the Distinctive

England in Particular: A Celebration of the Commonplace, the Local, the Vernacular and the Distinctive

Common Ground

Work:
Design. Typography. Layout. Production.
Spec:
Hardback cover with 4-colour jacket and bellyband. 512pp. 2-colour throughout with 9 Pantone combinations. Contains specially commissioned illustrations.
Client:
Hodder & Stoughton Ltd.

Openers

Each chapter opener displays a font created by an English typographer.

Colour

The book is 2-colour throughout, with the second Pantone colour changing with each section.

Reference

The book contains 250,000 words and over 400 specially commissioned illustrations.

Typography

The book’s typography is both modern and traditionally elegant.

England in Particular: A Celebration of the Commonplace, the Local, the Vernacular and the Distinctive

Common Ground

A celebration of the distinctive details that make England. It is the culmination of more than 20 year’s work by Common Ground, an organisation supporting local diversity across the UK.

Published by Hodder & Stoughton Ltd.

ISBN 10: 0340826169/ISBN 13: 978-0340826164

Awards

Shortlisted for V&A Illustration Award

Reviews

I made all my notes on a separate paper. This is one of the most handsome books I’ve come across in a long while. The Independent
A beautifully presented 500-page encyclopaedia of Englishness… a book to open our eyes and shame us into action. Sunday Telegraph
Essential… rejoice that we live in an England that can produce this book in particular. The Times