"¿Cómo se dice?" meaning How would you say? This is a book in small format that contains several words in Nahuatl language. Each word is acompanied with an illustration. This book was selected to be part of the BID12 exhibition-Iberoamerican Design Biennale 2012 in Madrid, Spain.
Explain how and why you created this work. Was it for a specific brief, etc.?
Small book that illustrates words of Salvadoran nahuatl. The words are written in spanish, nahuatl and english. The intention is to learn and recognize these words in an easy and friendly way. Images are simple and colorful recalling the vibrant colors characteristic of this country. Also, the content was applied to different products, such as postcards, bookmarks, note pads, pins and Tshirts.
What were you trying to express?
The illustrations intent to complement the words. The nahuatl language in El Salvador is in a way of extintion, it is a language from the ancestors, so the intention of creation of this small book in to contribute to stimulate the appreciation of the language and to learn at least some words of it.
Is it 100% your original work?
The book is 100 % my original work