The Recognition Sūtras

The Recognition Sūtras

Cover and interior design, including foil-stamped jacket and binding, soft cover edition, and ebook.

Type treatment was particularly challenging in, for example, font selections with multiple character, diacritic, and unicode support—working from scanned manuscripts, to Microsoft Word documents, to final InDesign layouts introduced a variety of new and surprising computer technology hurdles (unicode variants could make simple copy-pasting an adventure). Design and content considerations demanded an array of styles to indicate meaning, translations, and transliterations of various historical texts. Working directly with the author and a team of editors was valuable, and essential—in this case everything from line spacing to indents and other minutiae could change the meaning of a passage or entire chapter.

Published October 6, 2017 by Mattamayura Press. 6″×9″, 544 pages.

Soft cover image courtesy Greg R. Perkins.

Interior spread of hard cover book showing image and text Interior spread of hard cover book showing sutra on left, text on right Interior spread of hard cover book showing text box on left, sutra image on right Interior spread of hard cover book showing chapter start Interior spread of hard cover book showing illustration of lotus flower and text Back cover of hard cover book Spine of hardcover book.

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