Thursday, September 29, 2011

Combining words and pictures

Just a quick post to recommend jumping over to read this post on Peter Meyer’s blog (A New Kind of Book). Excerpt:

Pictures & Prose: Making ‘Em Work Together

A novel that uses words & illustrations to tell its story offers lessons on integrating media

What’s the best way to combine text and pictures?  Most designers—print or digital—try to artfully position both on the same page. Brian Selznick, author and illustrator of The Invention of Hugo Cabret uses a deceptively simple alternative… continue reading

Though Hugo isn’t digital yet (in an authorized version at least), the movie is coming out in December. Here is a short trailer that incorporates the illustrations.

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