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A brief set by Penguin Design Awards to create a book cover for the novel, ' The Big Sleep '. Throughout the novel, our perception of Los Angele… Read More
A brief set by Penguin Design Awards to create a book cover for the novel, ' The Big Sleep '. Throughout the novel, our perception of Los Angeles changes. To begin, we believe it to be a city full of luxuries, women and alcohol, but, over time, this falsity peels away to reveal Los Angeles' darker truth. A city full of murder, blackmail and bribery. This crumbling of our perception is what I aim to catch in this book cover. Showing the peeling away of something quite sexy and luring, to reveal something nasty and unnattractive. Read Less
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CRUMBLING.
PEELING.
CORROSION.
 
To create a  book cover as part of the Penguin Design awards for the novel, ' The Big Sleep'.
 
Throughout the novel, our perception of Los Angeles changes. To begin, we believe it to be a city full of luxuries, women and alcohol, but, over time, this falsity peels away to reveal Los Angeles' darker truth. A city full of murder, blackmail and bribery. This crumbling of our perception is what I aim to catch in this book cover.  Showing the peeling away of something quite sexy and luring, to reveal something nasty and unnattractive