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The concept behind the cover of this collection of poems by Seamus Heaney was drawn from the poem ‘Gravities,’ which deals with the lifelong conn… Read More
The concept behind the cover of this collection of poems by Seamus Heaney was drawn from the poem ‘Gravities,’ which deals with the lifelong connection to our home and upbringing. I created the book title using a cross-stitch pattern on cotton material, the overall effect is evocative of traditional Irish craft. The back cover then reveals a city skyline, representing the poet’s move away from his rural home to an urban environment. Read Less
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Death of a Naturalist
Book Cover Design
The concept behind the cover of this collectionof poems by Seamus Heaney was drawn from
the poem ‘Gravities,’ which deals with the lifelongconnection to our home and upbringing. I createdthe book title using a cross-stitch pattern oncotton material, the overall effect is evocative oftraditional Irish craft. The back cover then revealsa city skyline, representing the poet’s move awayfrom his rural home to an urban environment.