vern.buzarde got their new book cover by running a design contest:
Book cover to pull readers in
Check out vern.buzarde's Book cover contest…
Book cover for a speculative fiction / psychological thriller about a female protagonist who discovers the universe is simulated and is ending due to the fact the computer generating it requires an upgrade. Key images: sail boat - stars - aquatic version of snow globe - Octonion numbers / diagram - disintegrating Key colors: Orange yellow / teal
Fans of speculative fiction and psychological thrillers. Although it deals with advanced computers and physics it is more a human story and less sci fi
Book cover type
My concept would be to have the Octonion diagram (image attached) in the sky as a constellation among the other stars and is beginning to disintegrate. Somehow subtly give the impression that the world of the sail boat is in an aquatic version of a snow globe to convey that it is being simulated
It all began with a design brief.
A quick, interactive guide helped them understand their design style and captured exactly what they needed in their book cover.
Designers across the globe delivered design magic.
vern.buzarde collaborated with designers to refine their ideas
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And then… they selected a winner!
Great experience creating a new design for an epic fantasy series. The final result blows me away and it absolutely nails the spirit of the book and the target audience.
Like always Elementi.studio proves to be very competent and professional and friendly. Always a pleasure to work with. Can't recommend her enough.
Along the way, they met lots of talented designers…
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