What’s not to like about Nanban?

As a forever-lover of all things Japanese, a closet Master Chef addict and an occasional book designer – what’s not to love about the design of the British Master Chef’s series 7 winner’s (Tim Anderson) book? Very tasty indeed. I especially love the exposed glue binding for its visual reference to a sushi mat and for allowing the book to lie flat, as well as the considered, vertical layout and noodle-like script style of the cover title, subtly referencing Japanese characters. Very nice work considerately designed by Charlotte Heal and found on one of my favourite blogs It’s Nice That. Charlotte_Heal_itsnicethat_10 Charlotte_Heal_itsnicethat_9 Charlotte_Heal_itsnicethat_8 Charlotte_Heal_itsnicethat_7 Charlotte_Heal_itsnicethat_6Charlotte_Heal_itsnicethat_4 Charlotte_Heal_itsnicethat_1

What’s not to like about Nanban?

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