Saturday, February 21, 2009

The Error World

From Michaela Sullivan at Houghton, an interesting memoir of a man obsessed with rare stamps. Michaela and I had a good discussion about this before I started designing which I think led to another rarity...a comp with no revisions.

Just one alternate here and then the final design. I think the queen on the stamp gives a sense of place, but the chosen cover conveys it better:


2 comments:

Eduardo Ruiz said...

I like both designs, the type work is excellent...

Ian Shimkoviak said...

yes, both are wonderful, but having seen the final on shelf, I really like that first one a bit more...