Graphic Design

Ms. diCoio

 

The cover of a book markets the novel by drawing the attention of the customer!

 

Objective: 

1.  The students will be able to locate, utilize and apply technology from online resources to design a book cover.

2.  The students will be able to design a book cover to market their book of choice.

 

Examples of book covers:

 

NoveList

-         Search by Author to look at several book covers

-         Search by Title to look at the book cover

-         Read the summaries to familiarize yourself with the novel

 

Barnes and Nobles

-         Search by Author to look at several book covers

-         Search by Title to look at the book cover

-         Read the summaries to familiarize yourself with the novel

 

Ideas for creating book covers:

 

Color, Psychology and Marketing Website:

http://www.precisionintermedia.com/color.html

-         Analyzes what colors mean

-         Analyzes what colors symbolize 

 

Color, Meaning and Symbolism Website

http://www.squidoo.com/colorexpert

-         Analyzes what colors mean

-         Analyzes what colors symbolize 

 

Color Marketing Website:

http://www.colormatters.com/brain.html

-         Color marketing using symbolism and emotions effects

-         Color marketing using body effects

-         Color marketing using visual effects

 

Created For: E. diCoio                         Created by: R. DiMarco and P. Richter             05/2008