Portfolio Revision #4: Mark Twain Book Cover

I haven’t been posting my portfolio revisions lately because in all honesty, they haven’t changed enough to be noticable! So, for my last one, I wanted to do something dramatically different.

The original cover was fine, but a bit generic. I liked the typography and hierarchy of words, but it wasn’t anything groundbreaking. For the revision, I was inspired by the typography god himself, Herb Lubalin and his love of Avant Garde.

In this project revision, I ignored the rules of scale and hierarchy that I would normally adhere to in the name of visual interest. Here’s a larger version of the front cover to show the bold use of positive and negative space:




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