DANA ELKIS
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Research led graphic designer based in New York. Practiced versatile projects in the field of visual communication. From the execution of concept-driven, commissioned projects to self-initiated studies.
While I enjoy being curious, meticulously detailed, playful and an intuition-driven designer, I'm drawn to design that's led by content and not designers; a design that has Relevant longevity and purpose.

Beginings

My childhood town’s library was my favorite place, where no decision had to be made. 
Surrounded by hundreds of books, I would wander the aisles, picking random books, 
scanning my favorite pages.  Thus, one book would come home with me but 20 more 
pages from random books would come as well. So many possibilities left open. 
In 2015 I made digital scans of all the first pages of all the books on my shelves.  
Repositioning those pages in a new book reveals fresh contexts, surprising 
juxtapositions, new characters and places. I was curious to know if there is 
a connection between all these books that I have read -- poetry and prose…. 
My own time-capsule. The reading is accompanied by an index. 

Book: 205 pages / 29x20 CM / French Folding
Insert: 25x20 CM




  














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