contacNS got their new book cover by running a design contest:
Catchy design for scientific PhD thesis
Check out contacNS's Book cover contest…
Genomics and innovative induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC) modelling to improve understanding of pathomechanisms underlying Brugada syndrome (BrS)
Expert in induced pluripotent stem cells I am a passionate researcher, who for the past eight years was mastering the art of iPSC culture and their use in disease modelling. I truly enjoy showing this world to others which pushes me to look at problems from different angles. I believe nothing is impossible and I am implementing this mindset in every day's search for the best possible solutions.
My book is a PhD thesis concerning the scientific research of the novel genetic variants that explain the development of cardiac arrhythmia - Brugada syndrome, and testing of their involvement in the disease through functional tests on induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) which were used to generate cardiomyocytes (iPSC-CMs) for electrophysiological analysis. When I talk about my work, people always imagine those: DNA, RNA, stem cells, cell culture, petri dish, biotechnology, microscopes, gene manipulation.
Scientists who are interested in medical genetics, cell modelling of cardiac arrhythmias, or cardiologists.
Book cover type
I am looking for a catchy cover, which points out my research area (cardiac arrhythmia, DNA, and stem cell modelling) with clean, soft font styles. Mood: positive, curious, inspiring. The cover dimensions after printing are 17cm wide and 24cm long.
What to avoid
No stock images, no fonts which need to be purchased.
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.
contacNS collaborated with designers to refine their ideas
When design entries come in, you can rate them so designers know what you’re looking for in your logo design.
99designs has great collaboration tools so you can pinpoint and capture your ideas
And then… they selected a winner!
I had no problems in communication with QUINTA DESIGN. All adjustments were done very efficiently: quickly but professionally, and always with a few additional ideas to choose from. The final design was my favorite from the beginning. It followed my brief and represented exactly what I asked for - catchy, clean, and not-so-serious cover. Overall, working with QUINTA DESIGN was a very good experience.
Along the way, they met lots of talented designers…
We think contests are a super fun way to get design.
Recently completed contests:
Young adults planning to do a Master's or PhD in an English-speaking country.
Primarily females 14+ years of age
6th grade US (typically East Coast) high school students
Fans of thrillers. Readers of Lee Child, James Rollins, Randy Wayne White. Watchers of Criminal Minds, Daredevil.
It's not a book. It's a screenplay. I'm looking for a stylistic font choice that can capture the anxiety, fear, and in
PLEASE read the template I provided. Parents between the age of 25-45 Mostly Women, but can be both, whose kids cry of
Anyone with an Audible subscription.