That Never Was
Book Cover & Interior Pages Design
It had to be an art work which will convey the masterly, dynamic, compelling and clean style of the well-known author Andrea Kane. The picture had to “tell more than a thousand words”, yet be simple and stand out on the shelf among the other books. It was bold decision to go with all bright “bloody” red background – while brainstorming the project we all agreed that it would be the best way to express the essence of the book – suspense, tension and dynamic.
Pages count: 384
Hard cover format: 6″ x 9″ with 3 ½” flaps
Soft cover format: 6″ x 9″
Effects: Matt foil, spot gloss, silver foil, varnish
The frightened girl’s silhouette and the gun reveals some details of the plot and the mismatch, “wavering” letters around the gun accents on the tense character of the story.
The goal was to reveal as much as possible from the story using minimalist color scheme, leaving the accent on the graphical elements. We hope that we achieved a clean, simple visualization and powerful, intense feeling.