Roots

Twentyfifteen.sg

'Twentyfifteen.sg' is an independent book publishing initiative by Platform, held in conjunction with Singapore's 50th Independence Anniversary celebration in 2015. Twenty books of twenty photographers' work are curated and published over the course of two years.

Design We were engaged to design 19 of the books out of 20. Each book shares the constraint of same print specification and production budget. Various layout treatments and typographic expressions are then explored to give each book a unique identity and design that befitting their individual photographic themes.

For My Son, Darren Soh

Our Coastline, Lim Weixiang

Bay of Dreams, Kevin WY Lee

Two People, Sean Lee

Made in Singapore, Tay Kay Chin

Singapore 1925 - 2025, Robert Zhao Renhui

A Little Bit of Me From Everything Else, Matthew Teo

Articulate, Tan Ngiap Heng

The Land of My Heart, John Clang

Senseless Spaces, Chow Chee Yong

The Gift Book, Ernest Goh

We Are Farmers, Ore Huiying

Singaporelang - What the Singlish?, Zinkie Aw

School of Hard Knocks, Bernice Wong

Transit, Edwin Khoo

Defu, Sam&Sam

Common Wealth, Nicky Loh

Roots: A Granddaughter's Belated Search, Sim Chi Yin

Transitions, Bryan Van Der Beek