All Under Heaven


Design a cookbook that celebrates the diversity of Chinese cuisine. Carolyn Phillips' All Under Heaven takes readers on a culinary journey through China’s 35 regional cuisines. The cover design features China made up of 12 staple grains arranged by growing region. Clear layout, photography, and instruction make foreign preparation accessible for curious home cooks.

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Book cover, layout, photography

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Diverse. Authentic. Approachable.

12 grains reflect not only culinary variance but also the diversity of China’s agricultural landscape. The cover design draws inspiration from vintage Chinese books. A clear interior layout and large, simple photography make for an easy-to-follow cooking journey, while the page-crossing placement of instruction and accompanying photo keep the spread dynamic.