Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Sex, Death & Oysters

An unusual topic, couldn't pass this one up. For Counterpoint, this book chronicles a food writer's experiences with oysters, including history and recipes. The author, Robb Walsh has written many cookbooks on mostly Tex Mex food, so this is a departure.

One alternate comp here, a more refined take on the subject:


And the final design using spot art. I added the detail of oyster forks in the ornamental frame surrounding the subtitle :

2 comments:

nate s. said...

Lovely! And looks like a lot of fun to work on.

Robb said...

The oyster forks were a stroke of genius, Kimberly.