Project Date: April 20, 2016 Skills: Book Design, Book Cover, Book Interior Layout

Dazzle Camouflage

Book Design for Dazzle Camouflage: Spectacular Theatrical Strategies for Resistance and Resilience
by Ezra Berkley Nepon
5.5″x8.5″ trimmed
Self published by the author
Full-color cover and full-color interior with interior images
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Process Notes

The nature of this nonfiction work is lovingly researched and personally documented. Because the client preferred sans serif fonts on the whole, I chose Raleway for headings and Lato for body text, to evoke a professional yet playful feeling without being too stuffy or rigid.

For the visual look, I utilized scraps of crinkled and torn paper to capture the subject of collage central to the book. I’ve used them to set off headings and subheadings, with the addition of a teal or pink-orange bar, and as backing for the over 60 interior photographs, to give the sense of multiple layers.