David Adjaye- Book Design: A House for an Art Collector

Lead Designer
Prize(s)3rd Place in Print / Books
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Agency: Watson & Company

Creative Director: William Richmond-Watson

Designer: Jonathan Pfeiffer

Art directed and designed for Rizzoli, David Adjaye: A House for an Art Collector, the volume serves to celebrate architect David Adjaye's fresh and successful contribution to the history of the modern home in New York.

The hardcover book contains 140 pages of full-color photographs, floor plans and essays. In addition to the book itself, Watson & Company created a bespoke, limited edition plexiglass slip-case inspired by Adjaye's daring.


Jonathan Pfeiffer received his BFA in graphic design from the State University of New York at New Paltz in 2008. Since graduating he has been a designer for de.MO (Design Method of Operation) in Millbrook, New York under the art direction of Giorgio Baravalle. Recently he presented his writing and design on kinetic typography in Boston at the AIGA Massaging Media 2 Conference.

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