The Samuel Johnson Dictionary
Penguin / Random House
Samuel Johnson’s dictionary includes words, slang and vocabulary from the 18th century.
He collected them from the texts of Shakespeare and other great writers of his time.
Describing them from his particular perspective and insight.
Recognizing them in this way while integrating them into the language of their time.
In this project I was in charge of illustrating a complete ornamental alphabet.
Compiled by Gonzalo Torné
Designed by Andreu Barberán