Cookbook

Step-by-step recipe instructions

The Brief

Design an illustrated cookbook with a clear hierarchy and clear, readable instructions

Trim Size

7.5 × 10 inches (190 × 254 mm)

Learning Points

  • Spanning columns

  • Working with step lists

  • Working with diacritics and custom icons

Tools

InDesign, Photoshop, Camera

Fonts Used

Lato

Inspiration

pin.it/1g3EmYT

The cookbook, it turns out, is one type of publication that is evergreen. Digital revolutions, economic downturns, even global pandemics — whatever the disruption, people still need to eat, and they still need a well-designed book to provide them instruction and inspiration.

Page size and margins

We chose a trim size big enough to show off the food photography and accommodate the sometimes ...

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