I would consider business papers such as business cards, compliment slips and letterheads.
My person is John Steinbeck.
John Steinbeck writes social novels about economic problems of rural labour.
I have decided to work around the quote:
This quote is relevant to how he writes about the hardship of the time and how you have to take notice of the area around you.
I started this project by using the word 'notice' and taking notice of the environment around us: