CURIOUS KID I Shortcut to Knowledge: Mythological Creatures & Monsters, Nº1 I Special Edition, December 2022 I language Slovenian I papers Favini Shiro Eco & Favini Crush Kiwi
Curious Kid is a leaflet and poster for little explorers, a fun, educational and creative shortcut to knowledge. The first issue takes us on a journey to meet the mysterious, hungry and also some shy mythological creatures from the world's treasury of fairy tales. We will need a lot of vivid imagination! It will guide us how to imagine mythological creatures and how to create unusual ideas.
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A Boy From Paper, First Edition, 2021 I language Slovenian I author Nejc Gazvoda I illustration & design Hana Jesih I typeface Katka Basic I paper IQ Print I pages 38
Gazvod's literary debut in the field of youth literature tells in a metaphorical way what can happen when two very different worlds meet - the world of paper and the world of ink. The picture book encourages the acceptance of difference and the child's imagination of how to play with paper and ink. It received Special Recognition of the new path to innovation in addition to the nomination for the Kristina Brenkova Award for the original Slovenian picture book 2021.
Have you ever heard of
Nine Men’s Morris,
or Tablut ?
GAMEBOOK, an Interactive
Book of Board Games
Red Edition, First Edition, 2019 I language English/Slovenian I authors Hana Jesih, Peter Plantan I design Hana Jesih I paper SH Recycling
Gamebook is a hybrid - both an interactive book and a unique collection of ancient abstract strategy board games. The box for game pieces is also the book’s backbone that holds the pages together with magnetic binding. Gamebook at first gained Kickstarter supporters from 36 countries and later it has received many other recognitions!
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First Edition, 2017 I language Slovenian I illustration & design Hana Jesih, Eva Mlinar I texts Kaja Blazinšek, Andraž Boštjančič, Nejc Gazvoda, Matic Kocijančič, Eva Mahkovic I paper Favini Shiro White
Artist’s Book is an artistic correspondence between Hana Jesih and Eva Mlinar. They exchanged collage illustrations representing their experiences and perceptions of the culture, society, community and diversity of the cities they have lived in during that time. The illustrations in the book are accompanied by short stories and poems. The project was supported by the Ministry of Culture in Slovenia.
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A master thesis project, mentorship by Radovan Jenko & Maciej Buszewicz, 2016 I language English I author Jean Paul Sartre I illustration & design Hana Jesih I paper Amber Graphic I music & sound Rory Greenaway
Book is an interactive instrument. The user has to tear apart the 1st chapter of the book with the paper knife, to enter the room of Sartre’s hell. On the back cover of the book is Ticket to Hell, which leads the reader to the animated film No Exit. Collaboration of the book-object and the animated film gives the user (reader or onlooker) experience of some of the existential ideas of Jean Paul Sartre.
A bachelor thesis project, mentorship by Radovan Jenko, 2013 I language English I author Albert Camus I illustration & design Hana Jesih I paper Favini Shiro Alga Carta I binding Leporello I run 7 original copies
Design challenge was the 10 meter long horizontal layout for each part of the book, where rhythm played the main role. The 1st part of the book concentrates on the physical experience of the main character Meursault. Every chapter has its own rhythm and illustrations have a special bond to expressive typography. Meursault in the 2nd part of the book is imprisoned. The rhythm there is passive, the boxes of text are stuck in a black surface. Pagination is going reversed from 86 to 0, down to the last breath of the main character.