Collaborators Platonic Studios, Topos Graphics and Flying Pyramids describe this self-initiated publication titled Forager: A Subjective Guide to Miami’s Edible Plants, as ‘a visual love letter’ to their hometown of Miami. The final book functions as a field guide to edible plants, while also acting as a ‘photographic exploration of a life lived in the subtropics’.
The use of sumptuous serifs such as Poster Bodoni and Garamond reference The Macmillan Company’s 1942-published edition of The Birds of America, which is one of the best known natural history books ever produced. The use of Futura though offers a nice counterpoint, thanks to its straightforward and workmanlike aesthetic. Overall, the typography and layout by designers Topos Graphics and Flying Pyramids, perfectly compliments the beautifully styled photography by Platonic Studios.
For more information regarding the design check out Fonts In Use and if you’re keen to purchase a copy be sure to visit Plant Matter.