blighty87 got their new book cover by running a design contest:
hello summer - design a revolutionary cookbook cover and see your design in every book shop
Check out blighty87's Book cover contest…
Food & Drink
hello Summer A cookbook targeted at people who struggle with the ongoing dilemma of what to cook for dinner tonight! Every recipe is tasty, quick (real people quick not Chef quick) and has flavours enjoyed by adults and kids alike. All recipes are healthy, but the flavours are so great, you wouldn’t know it! There is a different recipe for every night of summer (plus some). Who will be Hungry for this book? • Busy People, • Healthy people, • Men and Women who struggle coming up with new ideas for dinner • Families who don’t have time to cook separate meals for the kids and adults • People between the ages of 30 and 50 who like good food • People who like great flavours, conscious of health and need to get dinner prepared fast.
What's your vision?
I am an unknown to the cooking and cookbook world, so I need to make sure the cover has super grab power. I need to look professional but not too fancy. I need people to see my cover, be intrigued and captivated and take me seriously. The front cover of this book will be what makes or breaks this whole business idea. This version is the summer version but there will be a separate winter cookbook, so keep this in mind when designing. Ideally a similar/consistent look which can be adapted to other seasons is preferred. I also have a party food cookbook (smaller book) to be launched in November and an afternoon tea cookbook (also smaller book) to be launched beginning next year. There will also be an iPhone App attached to the book. It’s revolutionary! As a result, the cover (front or back) will need to incorporate a QR code (to be provided later) which will have a sample of how the codes work with the book.
Size of book: 245mm high x 176mm wide. Portrait. Soft cover. Produced as a hard copy book as well as an eBook. Spine size: 15mm – 224 pages using 115GSM or 130GSM gloss. Title: Hello Summer – Escape the dinner dilemma. Over 100 fast, delicious & healthy recipes for every night of summer. Values to communicate with the design: Quick, Easy, Healthy, Summer, Fresh, Flavours from all over the world, Irresistible, YUMMY! Stylistic preferences: Simple, normal everyday people, fresh, minimal, but grab attention. Not too fancy. Colours: Summer – lime/mint green, bright blue, pink. Bright, light, happy colours. TEXT for cover (feel free to make it better): Front cover: Hello summer Escape the dinner dilemma. Over 100 fast, delicious & healthy recipes for every night of summer. Jodie Blight Photographs by Robyn Charnley Text for Spine: Hello summer Jodie Blight Text for Back cover: “What’s for Dinner?” Are you searching for inspiration? Hello Summer gives you all the recipes you need to make summer mealtimes a breeze. A plan is all you need, and Hello Summer gives it to you with a fast, healthy, easy, and delicious recipe for every night of summer (and more!). This mealtime makeover promises a whole new way of cooking and eating that will have the whole family looking forward to those three magic words: “It’s dinner time!” Enjoy! “With a busy family, Peter and I struggle with the challenge of creating interesting and healthy dinners every night of the week. Getting dinner on the table fast is a necessity in our home, but being yummy and suitable for the kids (and us) is essential. This book has inspired us for a summer of family meals with fantastic flavours.” Carolyn Creswell, Founder Carman’s Fine Foods
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.
blighty87 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!
Along the way, they met lots of talented designers…
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