Quintessence commissioned me to design the cover for 'An Uncommon Atlas'.
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Gathering ideas based on the provided content, the book's concept, the author, title & subtitle. Trying out fonts, colours and images.
Final design concept
The light sans serif font in capitals placed over the thin lined map impressed the most. Now that the title was set, I continued to play with different colours. The layout of the yellow version but with the marine blue and pink colours made the cut.
Finished Hardcover Book
The published hardcover has a soft touch finish. The continents are only visible due to UV varnish. A subtle yet eye-catching effect.
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