Project A: Research [best book/magazine cover design]

Research best book/magazine cover design.

Write your post with 3 best design critiques.
Subject should be: Project: Research Best Book/Magazine Cover [your name]
1. What is the story?
2. What are the strength?
3. What are the weakness? What can be improved?
4. Manage any images uploading within 1000 px height and width.Or create links only would be great as well.

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~ by cyunsun on February 9, 2008.

One Response to “Project A: Research [best book/magazine cover design]”

  1. http://www.amazon.com/gp/reader/0143038257/ref=sib_dp_pt/103-1858925-8351868#

    1. What is the story?

    “Greg Mortenson is the co-founder of the Central Asia Institute.
    He has dedicated the last 12 years of his life to creating
    53 schools that have educated over 20 thousand children
    in the remote mountain areas of Afghanistan and Pakistan
    Three Cups of Tea is a collaboration with Award-winning
    journalist David Oliver Relin on Mortenson’s unforgettable
    adventure and the inspiring true story of how one man really
    is changing the world—one school at a time.”

    2. What are the strength?

    since it is a real story.. I like that the designer used a real photo from the book’s subject environment.. and it is a very powerful photo. Plus, the introduction about the “one man mission…” holds the attention very well.
    Moreover, the typography is well organized.

    3. What are the weaknesses? What can be improved?

    I would use less font types.

    —- —- —– —– —– —– —– ——

    1. What is the story?

    Photos book for a famous photographer.

    2. What are the strength?
    very powerful photo that can catch your attention and push you to open the book and see more photos.
    I like the rhythm of the red color that drive the eye from top starting from the word (clicks) to the lip stack, to the word (Joe)

    3. What are the weaknesses? What can be improved?
    I would change the background to brighter one, and without the wide black border on top of the cover.

    —- —- —– —– —– —– —– ——

    1. What is the story?

    It is a magazine front cover, and the main story about women age.

    2. What are the strength?

    The fact that this young woman is about 76! And I believe that the readers will be interested in knowing how might this be true.

    3. What are the weaknesses? What can be improved?

    The cover is about one article only! And I do not believe that this is enough for a magazine.

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