Secker & Warburg

1984 Book Jacket

What seemed like a relatively easy assignment turned into a bit of a challenge. The goal was to take a known novel, and turn it into a typographic cover, utilizing low/no imagery. I chose 1984 for this piece, and instead of trying to go simple with using the the numbers, I made it work with the actual text. The main issue I had with this wasn’t actually on the typography, it was on the color and texture I applied to the background. Printing this shade of blue with the texture over it proved very difficult. It took multiple attempts to get the right color and look on a finished product