Tuesday 25 September 2012

ebook cover design

My favourite clients over at Airthrey Ltd have just published their first ebook. It was a first for me too as I was asked to design the cover image.

It's different from a paper book cover as it takes a lot less information and has to be readable at a very small size. I used the thumbnail size on Amazon as a guide when designing so that the title could be read the smallest.

Anyway hope you like the cover...and the book!

Wednesday 12 September 2012

Old style type

My recent presentation on type for business has re-ignited my passion for all things type. As an exercise I asked everyone to spend a bit of time looking for examples of great type or even just give type a bit more thought.

These are a couple of examples I found while out and about in Newcastle (I'm discovering the joys of constantly having a camera available on my new smart phone!)

Tuesday 4 September 2012

Happy 100 posts

When writing my last post I noticed that I was about to reach 100 posts. In recognition of the point of this blog (yes there is a point even although it has maybe wandered off recently) - it started out as a showcase of my creative experiments - I created this illustration using some old elements along with some new. Happy 100 to me - here's to many more of my random experiments!