Italian publisher 27_9 created this adventurous, two-book graphic series. Part poetry, part art book and part graphic exploration both Jetlag 1 and Jetlag 2 are defined by an elegant and minimalist style, a refined layout and exquisite print quality. Rigid cardboard pages and elegant, minimalist illustrations confront readers with the tangible discomforts, feelings and phobias of modern society. The expressionist style of the graphic portraits, by illustrator Alessandro Gottardo (aka Shout), are mediated by the extreme graphic approach of art director/designer Franco Cervi and reinforced by the acerbic prose of writer Ferruccio Giromini. In English, with Italian translation included, the series is available in combination or separate volumes.