Otto
Palindromo

Concept + Art direction + Editorial Design

Project

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Explanation

Otto was born from the need to explore different communication techniques. The design of the pages is based on an attempt to conceptualize the physical laws of time.

According to a canonical standard, a reader, leafing through the pages of a book, begins from a starting point and proceeds in an attempt to reach an arrival destination.

This happens because the use of the book chronologically follows the order of its contents.

But what would happen if reading the book we end up in front of a returning mirror?

Otto is a palindrome book, at its exact center there are completely black pages that represent a mirror, an instrument of refraction. From those pages onwards, in fact, we will no longer proceed towards an evolution of the content and towards the end, but rather, we will interface with a refraction as opposed to the pages previously seen.

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