Petra in Jordan is worldwide famous for its rock-cut architecture. Another aspect of the ancient city covers the book from Monika Takacs, the none less impressive structures of the rock formations. The unique formations and colours are like telling hidden stories and making those visible.

To give the book a Arab and Oriental touch I illustrated several geometric patterns to decorate some parts of the book, historically it is not correct, because Petra is much older then the patterns, which has their origins from the Islamic world.


Monika Takacs, Potsdam


None, commissioned


  • Art Direction
  • Concept and design
  • Typesetting
  • Image Manipulation
  • Illustration