This project aimed at writing and designing a book. A collection of stories of people and their triumphs against their mental illness and mental health struggles. It allowed dwelling on research by gathering information and analyzing it furthermore. It made the student understand the different layers of writing, editing, design, and production. The project began by researching and reading books about different kinds of mental illnesses and disorders, interviewing people, gathering information and writing stories. After the content collection, the process of design commenced by understanding the context, content, analysis and taking important decisions of choosing the correct typefaces, layout, and visual language of the book along with cover design and the production process of the book. It helped the student develop a deeper understanding of the design process, and what goes into publication design and the fundamentals of writing.
Keywords: empathy, mental health, publication design, storytelling, suicide prevention