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Boxes and How We Fill Them

Boxes and How We Fill Them: A Basic Guide to Sexual Awareness, SexEdTalk, 2019 For this nonfiction book on human sexuality, the author wanted to avoid cliches, and convey a light, inviting tone. With such a great title, I knew I wanted the cover design to reference “boxes” in some way, but keep the illustration …

Warda

Warda: My Journey from the Horn of Africa to a College Education, Beaver’s Pond Press, 2020 For this memoir, the author and her team wanted to do an illustrated cover, with art that referenced henna body art. Using the reference materials they provided, I came up with three concepts, all featuring thick inks, dense with …

BUZZ

BUZZ: The Ultimate Guide to Book Marketing, Wise Ink Creative Publishing, 2018 BUZZ, a nonfiction book on book marketing from the founders of Wise Ink, presented some really fun design opportunities. In the cover concepts, I explored a wide range of possibilities for the text and color palette. Ultimately, the favorite concept was one with …

When Everything Was Everything

When Everything Was Everything, Full Circle Publishing, 2018 I was honored to do the design for nationally-acclaimed author Saymoukda D. Vongsay’s first children’s book, When Everything Was Everything, which was gorgeously illustrated by the magnificent Cori Lin. When working with talent like this, the best thing a designer can do is keep it simple, to …

Mind Looking into Mind

Mind Looking into Mind: A Practical Guide to the Path of Spiritual Awakening in Buddhist Meditation, Beaver’s Pond Press, 2020 This book on Buddhism has the distinction of being written by twin brothers, each a practitioner of a different form of Buddhism (Tibetan and Zen). I wanted the cover to hint at this, while keeping …

Ten Tales of a Dark Tomorrow

Ten Tales of a Dark Tomorrow, Beaver’s Pond Press, 2019 For this collection of spooky short stories, published just before Halloween, the author wanted a cover with an eerie and slightly retro vibe, inspired by The Twilight Zone. What could be more fun? . .