Project synopsis“Fred Ingrams is a maverick, an artist who has discovered beauty in a landscape where others see monotony and isolation.” Following a commission to design a visual identity for Nick Holmes FINE ART, the studio was approached to design and art direct the catalogue for the inaugural exhibition.
An almost cyclical rhythm runs through the catalogue with a regularity in the deviation of each artwork’s positioning from spread to spread. Bookended by uncoated stocks, the exhibited works are reproduced on a smooth silk paper to accentuate the vibrancy of Ingrams’ colours.
When viewed from the side, an yellow-orange band runs though the bookblock echoing the bold streaks that interject Ingrams’ landscapes. The cover features foiled lettering and de-bossed region with adhesive silk insert.
Images (from top to bottom)Fred Ingrams Edge of Landscape jacket featuring Ditch on Wannage Farm, Acrylic on canvas, 61 × 61 cm; Jacket detail showing white foil and coloured stocks in bookblock; Chapter opener with division of uncoated and silk papers ‘Exhibited works’; Fred Ingrams artwork in isolation – Winter Evening, Long Drove, Acrylic on canvas, 61 × 61 cm; Edge of Landscape essay by Jonathan Meades (detail); pp. 18–19 ‘Exhibited Works’; pp. 26–27 ‘Exhibited works’; pp. 36–37 ‘Exhibited works’; Pp. 58–59 ‘Selected reading’; Jacket (detail); Price list on reverse of cover; Price list (detail); Front cover with inserted price list (detail)
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