Textbook Cover Design

Typography 3 | Spring 2020


While the term “Graphic Design” has existed for roughly a century, design itself has existed in one way or another for millenia. With this in mind, what ought to be the appearance of a graphic design textbook cover? The first presented solution features images of numerous influential designers dating back to roughly the 1910’s, as portrait photography became more common. The second is purely typographic, with a gridded structure influenced by the International Style, with a contemporary twist.