By Andi Gladwin - Tuesday, May 12, 2020
I have now produced the artwork for over one-hundred Vanishing Inc. books (that's enough books to stack floor to ceiling in my office!). While every book looks and feels different, I always start with the same question: what should this book feel like? That often leads me to consider the texture of the cover and paper, and the size and shape of the book.
Because I can't mock up a physical copy of the book at this stage, I tend to produce a digital mockup so that I can confirm with the author that it fits. Here's the starting point of Ryan Plunkett's new book, Distilled:
While it doesn't always happen, I think we got the perfect feeling quite right here. Here's what we eventually settled on:
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