"Love, Longing & Six Legs"
Written by Dierdre Anne Martin
Illustrated by Stefanie Augustine
The Elegant Cockroach is a charming storybook for whimsical grown-ups and sophisticated children.
Available from Uppercase Gallery.
Literature, fine wine and a Spanish guitar are elegant pastimes.
But in the big city, passing the time simply isn't enough.
The Elegant Cockroach longs for more...
from Uppercase Journal:
Further inspired by black and white cinema, New York in the 1940s, newspapers and classic literature, the book design is simple yet dramatic. The typography is set to enhance the nuances of the text and subtly shape the reader's experience of the written word.