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the journal, represented by a tree.

This project is a new visual vocabulary of story formats that resulted in a unique educational tool. Together with Orange, la Bibliothèque nationale de France and the Voltaire Foundation we developed an iPad App that gives you the opportunity to rediscover one of a major literary classics, namely Voltaire’s Candide.  It’s composed of three different parts.

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full text search

Each of these chapters helps the reader/student or erudite researcher to browse in an engaging and immersive way.

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different levels of interaction: close to the original text, around the boundaries of it and totally explorer mode.

A major design challenge was to integrate the facsimile of the original manuscript and offer intuitive interactions between character studies, places, concepts and illustrations of the first editions from the 18th century and a 20th century edition.

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award winner

Candide is an award winner application: best mobile design app of 2013 at the European Design Awards.

 

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