Book Cover Design Challenge – Young Guns Season 2 Episode 8

Graphic design book cover challenge. What makes for an interesting book cover? How do you design a good book cover? How do you come up with a good design concept?

In episode 8 of the Young Guns 2, Chris issues a book cover design assignment for them to tackle to help them develop their design portfolio. Want to take on a design challenge? Play along and compare your results. Tag us on IG @thefuturishere with the hashtag #FuturYoungGuns

Here are the parameters:
• Take 3 classic fiction books
• Redesign covers
• Cohesive set (theme, color, style, etc…)
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Judging criteria:
1. Concept (surprise) A-ha moment
2. Convey the main theme
3. Shelf presence (draw the viewer in)
4. Cohesiveness

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