In my spare time over the course of three years, I researched, wrote and designed this 144-page hardcover book about Daly City’s infamous 1950s Westlake homes. In keeping with the subject matter, the book itself is meant to feel as if it is from that time period.
The text, based on new interviews and historical articles, is accompanied by new and vintage photographs, floor plans and maps. The book won a Graphic Design USA award, and was picked by the San Francisco Chronicle as one of the best books of the holiday season in the year it was published. The SFMOMA Store and the DeYoung Museum Store regularly stocked the book.
I later adapted and expanded the content of the book into a 43-minute documentary film. The trailer can be viewed below.
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