Developing a book set


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Developing a book set

Let's recap where we are in this title. In the past few chapters we have been designing a hypothetical series of book covers for George Orwell's Homage to Catalonia, Animal Farm and Nineteen Eighty-Four, and part of the design brief is it that they work together as a set. What we have on the screen is all of the covers or most of the covers that you've seen me designed over the course of the last few chapters. Our next task is to take these further to the next step, tie them together as a set, and refine them as necessary.

Because I feel they work best together as a set, I've chosen the abstract designs or versions of them and made a few tweaks to them. But I'm using consistently, flat color and primary colors and bold, simple shapes. I did decide to make one small deviation away from this rather austere approach, a minimalist approach to the design, and that is on the cover for Nineteen Eighty-Four I have used some transparency where the black rectangles overlap.

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Developing a book set
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Developing a book set provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Nigel French as part of the Designing a Book Cover

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Design
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Illustrator InDesign
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