Common Ground

Custom photo book design for photographer, Scott Strazzante.



I worked with San Francisco Chronicle photographer Scott Strazzante (formerly at The Chicago Tribune) and Mike Davis on the editing and design of his long anticipated book, Common Ground. Mike, Scott and I worked through several versions — image selection, sequencing and design — as Scott navigated the various publishing options. After much consideration of a few possible routes and publisher suggestions, Scott decided to self-publish. To fund it, Scott launched a wildly successful Kickstarter campaign.

Working with publisher, PSG, copy writer Dawn Klingensmith and caption editor Lynn Warren, Common Ground was published in November 2014. Common Ground was recently featured in Photoshelter’s 13 Books for Your Stocking Stuffers and on CBS Sunday morning Scott spoke about how he discovered common ground.

Size: 10.4 x 9.0 in, 104 pages   |   First Edition   |   Typefaces: Eveleth, Warnock Pro, Avenir LT   |   Printed in China   |   Publisher: PSG   |   Buy the book



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