James Jones
The Fictional Man - Book Cover

Book Covers

Commissioned | Professional

Why did you make this work:
Book Cover illustration, typography and design created for New York Times Bestselling author Al Ewing's classic 'The Fictional Man'. Published by Rebellion in Jan 2021.

How was the illustration used:
Book cover. Promotional materials. Prints. Animations.

How did you make this work:
All of the typography used to create the cover was taken from the book. Overlapping key lines over and over again in different sizes to create the final illustration (have a zoom in for full effect). I also wanted the line 'What's it like, not being real?' to be quite prominent. Inspired by the subject matter and the line: “The Fictional’s thoughts were as visible to the author as words on a page”

Commissioner Name :
David Moore
Commissioner Company :
Rebellion Publishing

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I’m an award-winning freelance Art Director, Designer & Children’s Book Illustrator working with publishers and clients all around the world. My design work has been recognised by AIGA (American Institute of Graphic Arts), Type Directors Club, Design Observer and the ABCD (The Academy of British Cover Design) awards amongst others.