hat trick design: phobophobia   book of phobias hat trick design: phobophobia   book of phobias
feb 27, 2013

hat trick design: phobophobia book of phobias

phobophobia designed by hat-trick design published by knock knock

 

hat-trick have designed the book phobophobia: a visual compendium of things that scare us.the book is published by knock knock and illustrates 85 phobias and will be on sale from march 1st, 2013.

 

jim sutherland from hat-trick explains:

 

‘it’s a visual collection of the things we are scared of. we have illustrated each one with the word itself. these ones are the fear of books, razors, beards, spiders, flies, peanut butter sticking to the roof of your mouth, snakes and ladders, shadows and death.’

 

we also found a lovely quote for the inside cover:

 

‘fear has many eyes and can see underground’ – miguel de cervantes

 

 

bibliophobia – the fear of books

 

 

arachnophobia – the fear of spiderspteronarcophobia – fear of flies

 

 

arachibutyrophobia – fear of peanut butter sticking to the top of your mouth

 

 

climacophobia – fear of stairs

 

 

hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia – fear of long words

 

 

ophidiophobia – fear of snakesstepnophobia – fear of ladders

 

 

sciophobia – fear of shadowsthanatophobia – fear of death

 

 

sciophobia – fear of shadows

    have something to add? share your thoughts in our comments section below.

    comments policy
    LOG IN
    designboom's comment policy guidelines
    generally speaking, if we publish something, it's because we're genuinely interested in the subject. we hope you'll share this interest and if you know even more about it, please share! our goal in the discussion threads is to have good conversation and we prefer constructive opinions. we and our readers have fun with entertaining ones. designboom welcomes alerts about typos, incorrect names, and the like.
    the correction is at the discretion of the post editor and may not happen immediately.

    what if you disagree with what we or another commenter has to say?
    let's hear it! but please understand that offensive, inappropriate, or just plain annoying comments may be deleted or shortened.

    - please do not make racist, sexist, anti-semitic, homophobic or otherwise offensive comments.
    - please don't personally insult the writers or your fellow commenters.
    - please avoid using offensive words, replacing a few letters with asterisks is not a valid workaround.
    - please don't include your website or e-mail address in your comments for the purpose of self-promotion.
    - please respect jury verdicts and do not discuss offensively on the competition results
    (there is only one fist prize, and designboom usually asks renown professionals to help us to promote talent.
    in addition to the awarded designs, we do feel that almost all deserve our attention, that is why we publish
    the best 100-200 entries too.)

    a link is allowed in comments as long as they add value in the form of information, images, humor, etc. (links to the front page of your personal blog or website are not okay). unwelcome links (to commercial products or services of others, offensive material etc. ) will be redacted. and, ... yes, spam gets banned. no, we do not post fake comments.

    (6 articles)

    design news