I Love You I Love You! is a book using a letter accompanied by a secondary/tertiary source. It uses ex-Nirvana member Kurt Cobain's suicide note, as well as his wife, Courtney Love's commentary on the note played at his public vigil. I also used a coping guide distributed by the Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury for those who have lost loved ones to suicide.
The beginning of Courtney Love's commentary starts with "He always said he was gonna outlive everybody and be
120." Because of this, I used 120 pages in my book. 27 content pages (the age of Cobain at his death), and 93 blank, black pages. The rest of the back matter of the book, including end pages and book jacket, are black as well.
Using "bad photocopy" textures, I attempted to tie in the look and feel of grunge zines from the time.
Student work for Typography III at MassArt