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2022 ADC Awards - Publication Design

CONSERVING JAMES WONG

Agency Yiu Kwok Ho + Joint Publishing HK / Hong Kong

Client Jointpublishing(HK)

Category

Books / Limited Edition / Private Press / Special Format

Annual ID

ADC101_PUB024B

About the Work

A massive valuable documents collection of James Wong, an important cross-media creator in Hong Kong who passed away in 2004. He is also known as a lyricist, songwriter, columnist, film director and screenwriter. A group of scholars spent many efforts collecting his manuscripts, column articles, music scores, faxes and letters. After sixteen years of organizing and editing, these valuable materials finally became this limited box set and was published in 2021. This box set come with 4 types of content: Book 1 - the collections of his autobiographical article for knowing his life. Book 2 - over 300 articles from different newspaper column. Book 3 - a massive manuscripts collected at different times. And the Appendix included a complete records of his music, timeline of his life, also three original music scores copies of his masterpiece. The varying design of the books in this box-set intends to echo the massive creations of James Wong. A informative book spine design for functional usage. Three signature colors used for book binding and cover design consistently. Forming a unique and organized collection coherently.

2022 Awards

Total Points: 9

Credits

Publisher

JOINT PUBLISHING HK / Hong Kong

Freelancer

Yiu Kwok Ho

Art Director

Yiu Kwok Ho

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