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The haunted palace


A book design practice based on the story written by Edgar Allan Poe, The Fall of the House of Usher.


I tried to use Ukiyo-e-like lines. And the motions of characters are all selected from Butoh dance.

It is a 5-page art book, each page shows a few sentences form a poem in the story. In the story, fear builds gradually as the plot goes on. So I added a folded layer on each page, and hide the illustrations in the folding layers.

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