Where the Trees Were | book jacket design. book cover design. publications design. books. graphic design. visual communications.

Where the Trees Were | book jacket design. book cover design. publications design. books. graphic design. visual communications.

In considering how to revitalize interest of the works of William Shakespeare. Penguin Books turned to 24-year old Illustrator Manuja Waldia who worked under the art direction of Paul Buckley. The designs have bold vector line-work that feels digital and modern rather than historical or antiquated. Paring ancient iconography with the style of a phone app’s icon, the book jacket illustrations are a contemporary presentation for the Pelican Shakespeare series. Waldia was born in India, and is…

Shakespeare book jackets get a makeover

In considering how to revitalize interest of the works of William Shakespeare. Penguin Books turned to 24-year old Illustrator Manuja Waldia who worked under the art direction of Paul Buckley. The designs have bold vector line-work that feels digital and modern rather than historical or antiquated. Paring ancient iconography with the style of a phone app’s icon, the book jacket illustrations are a contemporary presentation for the Pelican Shakespeare series. Waldia was born in India, and is…

This cover is similar to the covers of Jaws and The Iceberg as it shows a view of both above water and underwater and the colours of each contrast well. Unlike the cover of The Iceberg, the type is not lost in the colour. It also uses letters of different sizes to help it stand and out and fit around the curves of the main image.

This cover is similar to the covers of Jaws and The Iceberg as it shows a view of both above water and underwater and the colours of each contrast well. Unlike the cover of The Iceberg, the type is not lost in the colour. It also uses letters of different sizes to help it stand and out and fit around the curves of the main image.

Recover of John Steinbeck's "Of Mice and Men". Using creative imagery representative of character elements.

Recover of John Steinbeck's "Of Mice and Men". Using creative imagery representative of character elements.

Banners using picture books/photocopies of covers. Perfect for all those covers I have been saving for some unknown reason.

Banners using picture books/photocopies of covers. Perfect for all those covers I have been saving for some unknown reason.

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