True Crime Book Cover Design – Down The Hill

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 […]

bike chain non-fiction book cover design

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.

‘Femdetta’ – image composite book cover design for self published fiction

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 […]

Zero Tolerance hand lettering

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 […]

Living With Airstrikes Book Cover Design

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 […]

square business card design

Square business card designs for Emma Method have been printed and delivered. The business cards were designed with contact details and logo on one side and a selection of seamless repeat patterns on the other. There are ten different business card designs in all, printed on heavy matte paper stock by moo.com.