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Face, the new book by Jessica Helfand and designed by twenty-six is now available.

Date November 11, 2019
Type Project
The new book by designer, artist, and writer Jessica Helfand explores the history and future of the face and what it means to be human. Out today by MIT Press.

Jessica Helfand’s 2019 book, Face: A Visual Odyssey is a highly illustrative look at the face, both in historically and in contemporary, that asks what it means to be photographed, how are we identified and what does it mean to be human? Working closely with Jessica, twenty-six developed a visual framework to house Jessica’s text and the hundreds of images included in the book. We designing a dense yet refined book that is both visually engaging and intellectually stimulating.