abriamattina got their new book cover by running a design contest:
Cover Design for Contemporary New Adult Novel
Check out abriamattina's Book cover contest…
Entertainment & The Arts
Author of New Adult fiction.
What's your vision?
I’m looking for a redesign of my novel’s cover to reflect current trends and marketability. A copy of the current cover is attached to the design brief. The design should reflect a book, aimed at 17+ female readers, that is both serious and uplifting. I will need ebook and print versions of the cover (paperback — sizing attached). Synopsis: Eighteen isn’t too young to run your life into the ground, but it’s not too old to fix it, either. The desire for change drives Willa Kirk from St. John’s, Newfoundland back to her hometown of Smiths Falls, Ontario, away from her mistakes and the place where her sister died. She’s looking for a place to settle and rebuild, but Jem Harper just wants to get out of town, back to the life he knew before cancer. By letting the tragedies in their lives define them, they both die a little more every day. Welcome to the wake. I’m looking for a cover design with: - Bold typography that takes precedence over images/photos. - Contemporary photos of couples. Silhouette faces, faces turned away, obscured somehow. - Palette of blues, greens, purples, whites preferred, but open to any color combination you can make look inviting to readers. Looking for an overall bright design. - Open to considering photo-based designs or illustrated designs. - Author name does not need to take up much space. A list of my top comp covers is attached. The title word “wake” is used symbolically to mean waking up to the realities of one’s changing life, and also a funeral wake for the things of the past. This novel relies heavily on themes of rebirth. Other symbols that pop up frequently are music, soup, and fingerless gloves. The book features two teenage protagonists, one female and one male. The male protagonist is a recovering cancer patient who prefers knitted hats to a bare head. The female protagonist is described as blonde, curly-haired, and always wearing fingerless gloves. It’s set in a small town in Canada.
Every design category has flexible pricing for all budgets. Book cover starts at $299.
Full copyright with production-ready files for digital and/or print.
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.
abriamattina 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!
vanessarnaynard was a dream to work with and I love the design. I couldn't be happier with her willingness to change and work with me to make my cover just perfect.
Along the way, they met lots of talented designers…
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