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Community by Peter Block

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About the Design

Ibelieve that the design and feel of a book is as important as its content. There are too many books where I have had to fight the type and interior design in order to extract the content. Small type, crowded pages, no white space, invasive footnotes, no transitions or breathing spaces. These visual qualities in a book neglect the experience of the reader. As if the reader was not important, only the ideas. Leigh McLellan has given her life and talent to book design. She has created a very elegant form for this book and I invited her to comment on the thinking behind her creation:

The title of the book, Community: The Structure of Belonging, suggests both structure and accessibility, a concept enhanced by Peter’s open, conversational ...

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