Cover: Shades of Gray

Sometimes, covers don’t need bold colours or striking images. All you really need is a smart typography choice that provides a personality to your novel. This was an objective to another class assignment. I had to create a title, and based on the title, design a cover that uses no colour (just black, white, and even gray), typography, and well thought out placement of the text. It was a fun new way to consider how to design a book cover.

Here are two styles of the cover I choose to make:

February 2012

February 2012

What do you think of them?

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2 thoughts on “Cover: Shades of Gray

  1. I prefer the top one too. Stop making me jealous, everyone is so much better at InDesign than me (admittedly I am lazy)!

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