1000 covers for 1000 copies of a book of Haiku poetry, all manually printed with acrylic paints using stencils of the numbers 42 and 7.
Development of the cover for a book of Haiku poetry by João Varella, as a result of his personal experimentation in pushing the boundaries of Haiku, at times respecting, at times breaking the strict rules of this art form. These explorative poems have also been interpreted visually through a collaboration with the illustrator FP Rodrigues. The book would have a limited print run of 1000 copies.
Each cover of its 1000 copies was manually printed with acrylic paints using stencils of the numbers 42 and 7, overlapping in different positions and colors. These combinations created a myriad of graphic results, from more legible covers to very abstract ones, allowing each cover to become unique.