We had the honour of art directing and designing a children's book for Magnet Verlag about some very special animals (and human). The idea and the wonderful rhymes are by Sabine Magnet, and the illustrations are by the talented Henriette Artz. The message is very near and dear to our hearts and just what we need in 2020. Sometimes it takes a cast of misfits to remind us who we are and what really matters.
"This is the story of "Gagahof", a farm for animal outsiders and misfits, for those who are excluded because their unique talents and features are regarded as useless: the Kung Fu fighting cow, the flying goats, the colorful dog, the smart pig, and many more. The animals are living a content yet ostracized life in their refuge farm – until a poet moves in, writes about the animals...and by doing so changes their lives. And her own life as well.
DER GAGAHOF is an amusing story in rhymes with a deeper meaning, written by Sabine Magnet and illustrated with detailed, imaginative drawings by Henriette Artz. The typeface is not a conventional computer font, but the actual typeface of the author's typewriter, a coral-red Remington Riviera from the 1960s."
The book was produced in Bavaria. The printing process was carbon neutral, we used recycled paper. It has an FSC seal and a carbon-neutrality seal.