Folger Shakespeare Library

Like many publications designed for the Folger Shakespeare Library, this unique catalog was originally planned as a simple foldout brochure. But the theme of the exhibit itself—”Papers & Porcelains”—sparked an idea for something more.

Celebrating two magnificent collections at the Folger, this dos-a-dos catalog features the Babette Craven collection of theatrical memorabilia on one side: early English porcelains illuminating the impact of the English stage on visual arts. The Lada-Mocarski collection of early decorated papers on the other side: marbled, brocade, paste, block-printed and uncut papers.

Produced under the creative direction of Antonio Alcalá, this piece was awarded an AIGA 50 Certificate of Excellence.

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