Ad Copy Design for Brantley’s Transatlantic Trio

Here are two ads I put together for The Scriblerian and the Wordsworth Circle to advertise Richard Brantley’s Transatlantic Trio book. It’s suprising how photogenious a book looks in the morning sun in Iowa outside the Culicidae Press offices… Client: Culicidae Press, LLC, Ames, Iowa  

Cover for Park Ranger David Dutton’s Forthcoming Book

Version 1 I’ve been working on the cover design for David Dutton’s forthcoming book Paid in Sunsets: A Park Ranger’s Story (to be published this fall by Culicidae Press), and here are some early versions (ugly babies)…

Book Cover Design for Jan Dale

Here’s the cover for Jan Dale’s forthcoming book (via the independent Family Success Press) One Giant Psychological Leap for Humankind. Jan is a retired psychologist who earned a Ph.D. from Boston University and then returned to his home state of Iowa where he began working as the Chief Psychologist for the Central Iowa Mental Health […]

Cover for New Book by Jonathan P. Coron

Just finished the initial version of a new book cover for Jonathan P. Coron’s Survival Manual for Substitute Teachers, to be published by Hog Press some time this fall. Other iterations to follow soon…

Book Design for Phenix Books

Just finished a book design (interior and cover) for a Phenix Books publication by Catherine Miller. The author wrote an auto/biography about her relationship with her autistic brother. She wanted to have photographs of her brother on the cover. After initially working with grayscale images I decided to colorize several of the photographs. In consultation […]

Final Cover Design for Transatlantic Trio Book

Here’s the final design for Richard Brantley’s forthcoming book Transatlantic Trio – Empiricism, Evangelicalism, Romanticism: Essays and Reviews 1074-2017, to be published by Culicidae Press in early 2017. Initially we used the image of a weaving shuttle (which we may still use for the hardback version) to connect the interweaving and textual approach of Brantley’s […]

New Cover Design Drafts for Transatlantic Trio Book

  Handcar Cover Draft 1 Here are a few new cover designs for Richard Brantley’s forthcoming book Transatlantic Trio (Culicidae Press). The designs are based on railroad handcars that were used during the nineteenth- and early twentieth century to shuttle railroad workers between their worksite and their home base. Early handcars used a manually operated […]

Final Design for Mary Howard’s New Book

Just finished the cover (recto and verso) for Ames-based author Mary Howard’s forthcoming book The Girl with Wings, to be published by Culicidae Press this spring. I will also do the interior layout…

Book Cover for Richard Brantley’s New Book

Here are some ugly babies (early designs) that we generated for Richard Brantley’s forthcoming book Transatlantic Trio: Empiricism, Evangelicalism, Romanticism; Essays and Reviews 1974-2017, to be published in the fall of 2016 through Culicidae Press. Client: Culicidae Press, LLC