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BA(HONS) Graphic Design: I Take Issue With That!

This project has been all about finding something you have an issue with or take issue with. I chose to focus on pet hates. Initially I looked at my own, but after a crit with Gavin Ambrose and Phil Taylor I changed my idea and started looking at other people’s pet peeves too.

I got some very funny and unusual responses from friends and family. The images above are two mock up pages for the humorous book I am planning on making in order to collate all the responses I got.

I am so proud of this book, as it is the first I have ever made. Having never sewn a book before, it was nice to do something new. The title is: Book of Peeves and there are 30 pages in total, divided up into four sections: Language, Food, People and Miscellaneous. 

I had a lot of fun designing this book, using friends’ and family pet hates… some were really quite odd, but they often made the best pages. I wish I could have spent more time on it in order to use all the suggested peeves that I got told by various people. A big book would have been lovely. Maybe I’ll do a full version over the summer.