Beautiful example of editorial design. I love the balance and rhythm of the angular shapes that dance across almost each page. The designer created a pleasing shape and balance with the negative space on each spread. Designing every aspect of each page.
Browns Editions, John Ross, The Lonely Road // another example of type being offset to 90 degrees, meaning the reader must turn their head or the book, again being asked to act their part in the narrative.
As I wear a lot of white this is one of the main inspirations for my design to use white space. This is to create a clean look that I use in my appearance and design work. It's also to frame the work and allow the type to breath. This book is w prefect example of how I want my book to look and flow.
I think these layouts are a great example of how to make pages graphic heavy, and yet integrate text very well. However, where the most intense graphic elements are, my eye usually goes the wrong way across the page (i.e. right to left)