Fiction

A cover and a spread of the book Mädän elämän alkeet.A cover and a spread of the book Mädän elämän alkeet.

Heikki A. Kovalainen
Mädän elämän alkeet

  • Published by Teos Publishers
  • Printed and bound by Bookwell Oy
  • Graphic design Markus Pyörälä
  • Paper Enso Creamy 70g
  • Typeface AT Triumvirate, Chaparral Pro

Hand-warming book both in shade and shape, leading thoughts from prose towards poetry with its sympathetic form. Cover typography follows the concrete tradition of poetry and fits well with the small-cap broken prose inside. The layout of the pages is kind and airy, the yellow cover opens a window for the light to shine.

A cover and a spread of the book Fördärvaren.A cover and a spread of the book Fördärvaren.

Annika Luther
Fördärvaren

  • Published by Schildts & Söderströms
  • Graphic design Otto Donner
  • Printed, reproduced and bound by Oy Nord Print Ab
  • Paper Munken 90g
  • Typeface Adobe Caslon Pro, Neutra Text

On the cover of Fördärvaren is a mysterious photo where the human face is hidden. Why? Why do all the loose threads lead to that person? After these questions have been awoken the fresh colours of the headband and the flyleaves and the layout rich in photos almost force into reading the novel, to find what’s hidden under the dust jacket.

A cover and a spread of the book Hajo.A cover and a spread of the book Hajo.

Harri Nordell
Hajo

  • Published by WSOY
  • Printed and bound by Bookwell Oy
  • Reproduced by Keski-Suomen Sivu Oy
  • Graphic design Marjaana Virta
  • Paper Munken Print Cream 15 115g
  • Typeface Arno Pro 11/14 pt

Hajo’s grounds are on unfaltering minimalism. The chaotic, spiralling world, represented through the illustrative supports the poems in an unexpected way, bringing in not just the rhythm but also moods and associations that otherwise might not come to mind. Almost unnoticeable use of colour violet stimulates.

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