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2023 TDC Awards - Typography

Essence – Stars of the Rhön

Agency collect / Stuttgart

Client Frank Kayser


Publication / Editorial / Book - Single

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This book is dedicated to the beauty of the Rhön, a low mountain range in the border area of ​​three german states. The protagonists are butchers, brewers, ice cream makers, master roasters and a star chef. They are all associated with the four elements of fire, water, earth and air. The cover material underscores the rough character of this region.

2023 Awards

Total Points: 20

TDC Winner



collect / Stuttgart


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