The goal of this project is to re-design an episode from the podcast. This American Life, a weekly public radio program and podcast, into a coffee table book. I chose “The Walls,” which aired on March 16, 2018, a series of vignettes (or “acts”) that explores the theme of walls. I selected keywords, created mood boards, and designed layouts that express the stories of people living in border communities and the walls that divide them.
I used two completely different colors
and fonts to express the concept
of confrontation and the conflict that often occurs in border regions. I also
used diagonal lines across the layout
to highlight the images of countries