In modern times, and in the past, hair continues to serve as a psychological role in people’s lives, and it provides a means of revealing cultural and social values. This is a visual book about how people use their hair for self-expression as well as a vehicle for gaining social acceptance.
Designing a large coffee table book was the main purpose for this project. Since it’s a printed matter, it was important to pay attention to how the book is being felt in the hand. That is why the entire book is printed on canvas paper and bound with Japanese stab binding to resemble the topic at hand.