He was a charming, brilliant doctor. They fell in love. Then his mask slipped and the nightmare began… For this book cover design, the client decided on a drastic change of direction (and title!) part way through the project, but with regular dialogue and a good relationship, we produced a cover that we were all […]
A True Crime book cover design concept for a book that documents an horrific crime that took place in Indiana. The bodies of Abigail Williams and Liberty German were found in February, 2017 in the town of Delphi. The details of the case have been carefully documented by Nic Edwards. The cover design uses stock photography […]
A digital illustration of a bicycle chain was created and used for this non-fiction reference bicycle repair minimal book cover design concept. The simplicity of the book cover is intended to reflect the idea that this repair and maintenance guide is not too technical and is aimed at beginners and people unfamiliar with bicycle maintenance.
This book cover design was based on the author’s brief. She described the elements and the design was produced as a composite of stock images and custom digital elements. This design sits in contrast to the more minimal book cover designs in my portfolio, but suits the genre of self-published crime fiction thrillers. It is […]
Hate-mail as a service might seem like an outlandish non-starter of an idea, but if you’ve ever come across Mr. Bingo’s Hate Mail or Birdbymail you’ll already know that there’s a market for sending affectionate correspondence disguised as contemporary insults. I started off with pencil sketches, but instead of digitising them and tracing I decided to […]
Sketching out the hand lettering I started with a pencil and paper to sketch out the lettering. I did more iterations than shown below, but you could go on an on. In each variation there were elements I was happy with. Turning the hand lettering in to vector artwork I used these pencil sketches as […]
This digital illustration is for the concept ‘Living with Airstrikes – an illustrated guide’. The illustration, with its minimal and simplistic shapes, together with the limited colour palette, takes its influence from the works of Saul Bass. The initial layout and shapes were created in Adobe Illustrator and then exported to Photoshop. Using non-destructive editing […]
A logo mark based on a line drawing design featuring the Atlas mountains of Morocco and a flag representing the golf course. The colours reflect the green of the golf courses, the orange of the Sahara sands and the blue of the sky. This is a graphic and contemporary logo design that helps to form […]