Ok, back to non-kawaii design. Sorry for the Hot Wing overload!
This time, I chose to start working on my portfolio for design and copywriting. I picked landscape half-legal for the trim size, so it’ll have a very distinctive, compact shape.
For the cover, I wanted to go dark and use my three favorite colors (aside from red): green, navy, and Tiffany blue. I settled on a big slab serif for strength, and once I got that part in place, I thought, “Gee, this is starting to look like one of those old album covers from Cole Porter days.”
So, with that, I set out to make the portfolio look as much as possible like an old LP. Since I love music and also collect old LPs, this seemed remarkably fitting; I’d been waiting for that lightbulb moment for the design that would “fit” my personality best.
Now all I have to do is design and write the interior (it’s a 16-page book). Whatcha think so far?