Exhibition Catalogue

TOTAL STAHL

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The “Total Stahl” (Total Steel) exhibition catalogue presents the results of a steel jewellery competition. The jewellery and tools of the four prize-winners and other people involved are shown, supplemented by the works of established artists. The catalogue thus creates a multifaceted picture of the applied-metal handicraft. The book’s design concept aims to do justice to the unique works of art on paper. In line with the subject, the cover is configured in grey, with a clear design continued inside the catalogue – highlighting both the hardness of the material and the poetic aspect of the handicraft. To achieve this, hot-foil stamping and elaborate typography, among other techniques, are employed.

Credits
  • Client:
    Kolloquium Nordrhein- Westfalen, Düsseldorf
  • Design:
    HAWK Hochschule für angewandte Wissenschaft und Kunst / University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Hildesheim
  • editorial design team:
    Wilhelm Eckert
  • draft design:
    Prof. Dominika Hasse