Kevin He — Work

Celeste Mountain

An illustrated book based off the story and aesthetics of the indie video game, Celeste. The book uses color, typography, and narrative pacing to convey the story of Madeline who climbs Mt. Celeste and comes to terms with her manifested anxiety and depression as she rises, falls, and rises again on her climb to the summit.

Fall 2019
Illustrated Novella

5x5 inch saddle-stitch bound book
All illustrations were created in Photoshop by coloring and brushing over in-game screenshots.
Set in Brandon Grotesque
Printed on 80lb text off-white butcher paper from French Press

Below is the complete book! Enjoy and be sure to check out the full game :)