patch29stevM got their new book cover by running a design contest:
Design a cover for parents' guidebook through youth sports.
Check out patch29stevM's Book cover contest…
THE GAME IS HARD ENOUGH - "a guide for performance sports parents"
Steve is a long time coach and team leader in multiple sports, and has worked in teaching and youth services for over 40 years. His own son is playing professional baseball, and Steve has worked with over 200 athletes who have progressed to collegiate sports.
My first book is focused on youth athletic development and the role that parents play (both productively and detrimentally) in the athlete's possible journey. It is principle centered, and leads the reader into distinct area of choices and pathways to enhance their child's opportunity for "best possible" development".
parents of performance athletes; parents of kids whole are involved in non-sport pursuits like dance, or theater or music; coaches and teachers; business and corporate trainers; some athletes
Book cover type
perhaps images on the front that indicate ideas like a journey, or quest; possibly a map, or compass, or north-star type thing; would be open to having soft focus images of athletes incorporated on front and/or back
What to avoid
not sure yet
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.
patch29stevM 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.
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And then… they selected a winner!
Along the way, they met lots of talented designers…
We think contests are a super fun way to get design.
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