Art direction, design & layout for 'Amir Khusrau: The Man in Riddles', a poetry book on mystic Amir Khusrau's fascinating life. The book won second prize in the Excellence in Book Production awards, by the Federation of Indian Publishers. Illustrations by Urmimala Nag.
Author: Ankit Chaddha. 2017, Puffin, Penguin Random House India
Ankit Chadha was a writer and storyteller, who specialized in weaving research-based narratives for performance in the oral art of Urdu storytelling—Dastangoi. His works revolve around Sufi poetry and history education.
Each page is a different colour with deep, lush colours chosen throughout. With riddle pages, and answer pages, and gorgeously conceptualized artworks, we sprinkled the book with clues,
history that entertains and excites.