Book Cover Redo: Making Mammon Serve You by John Harrison

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1106 Design

November 01, 2010

Recently we completed a book cover for John Harrison, “Making Mammon Serve You: A Biblical Manual for Money Mastery.”

Mammon_Before-After

For this book, the author wanted the image of wheat on the cover. In the “before” version it’s there, but the view from above makes it all but impossible to see the beauty of the plant. The subtitle and author name float aimlessly in white space, and the typography is dull.

For the “after” version, we found an image of gold silk fabric to symbolize wealth, and added a more beautiful image of wheat that gracefully curves from the subtitle to the author name. This connects the two elements and leads the eye from the top of the book cover to the bottom.

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