© 2019 by Yuqi Qiu

Rainbow—science&arte

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(INSTRUCTOR)

Sandra Isla

(COURSE)

Making Ideas Visible

(CATEGORIES)

Typography
Book design


(TERM)

Spring 2017

(OBJECTIVE)

This is a rainbow-themed magazine. The purpose is to use artistic pictures and typography to explain a scientific topic. The whole book consists of three chapters:

01. What is a rainbow?
02. Dispersion of light by prisms.
03. Rainbow art.

 

(DESIGN)

According to The American Heritage Dictionary, a rainbow is "An arc of special colors... that appears in the sky opposite the sun as a result of the refractive dispersion of sunlight in drops of rain or mist." To represent the sky, the main color of the whole book is blue. I used heavy lines behind each title word to improve the hierarchy. The style of the whole book is in the modern aesthetic to attract people to read the magazine.