It was such a great pleasure to work with Semnitz. His messages were always friendly, polite, and we could not have asked for faster turnaround times. Not once did he sound frustrated because we were asking him to make ... just one more tiny change. Just like us, so many of the people who answered the poll were drawn to his design not only because it is simple, clean and "pure", but in large part because the "snow white" background gave it the perfect sense of place: northern Labrador, where the book's story unfolds. We weren't surprised to see that the Labrador Inuit majoritarily gave it their vote, but as one "Southerner" stated: "when looking at this cover, my mind opens up, I can feel the fresh air of Labrador and the vastness of the land. I feel invited to discover this world unknown to me." Thank you Semnitz! Merci! Nakummek! Hvala!
How infozJ started their book cover journey
The Sacred Hub: Living in the Shimmering Light of Your True Self
Robert Rabbin began his professsional journey in 1985, after spending 10 years living and working with meditation master Swami Muktananda. Since then, he has developed an international reputation as a radically brilliant speaker and public speaking guru, as well as a distinguished self-awareness facilitator, leadership adviser, and personal mentor. He has published eight books and more than 250 articles on authentic living and public speaking, leadership, self-inquiry, spiritual activism, and meditation.
This book (and audio book) is a series of essays about the author’s non-religious spiritual insights and messages. Essays are on themes such as “Love is Our Essence” and “Impermanence.”
Here is how the author describes the what he means by “The Sacred Hub”:
“The Self is the sacred hub of the universe out of which everything else appears, and around which everything revolves.”
“I think we all know intuitively that our real home is the sacred hub of our own heart and that our real identity is that Self which is identical to the supreme consciousness that pervades the entire universe.”
Book cover type
Lightning Source / IngramSpark
What colors do you want to see in your design?
Other color requirements
I don't want to limit anyone's color choice, but I do prefer a lighter background with softer colors. Generally I prefer blues, purples, grays to stronger oranges and reds.
I'm picturing something light and ephemeral, not too literal. That said, I'm open to your ideas!
Paperback book cover. 6 x 9, approx. 160 pages. I'd like to get the original InDesign or Photoshop files so that I can adapt the paperback cover to also make an audio book cover which is 2400 x 2400 (72 dpi). Also so that I can fill in the blurb on the back cover when that is ready.
What to avoid
Please avoid a dark colored book. It should give a "light" feeling.