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Things That Never Were by luminatii Things That Never Were by luminatii
Some book covers that never were,
for Miranda July’s “No One Belongs Here More Than You.”

I made these for Paul Sahre’s [link] typography class;
Each one is entirely typographic in nature, but based on the principle:

expression }-----| design |-----{ function

Each cover represents a place on this line.
Click the image for a better view.

Thanks, [link] for the book base

P.S. I never come here anymore :<
You may want to check out my Tumblr for frequent updates about wonderful things: [link]
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alexluna Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2010  Student Interface Designer
I ♥ Miranda July. Your cover for her is an awesome piece of minimalist/bauhaus action! No clutter, nothing to distract. That would stand out in any bookstore. The second one is amazing. If the tubular elements spelled out the title or author's name - that could sell. An art piece that also functions as a book cover - that would be Phaidon Press worthy material. I encourage you to try one like this but with a title or author name - it'd be almost graffiti style - since you obviously have the artistry down. The third one is an amazing concept too. I love the colors you chose and having all the book info posted on the spine. Brilliant. The added touch of that tiny paragraph of text moving diagonally across the other info = win. It's my favorite of the bunch.
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MStout Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2010  Professional General Artist
Nice...the second one would grab me instantly.
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teriaki Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2010
holy rap! you're take a Paul Sahre typography class?!!! Jealous...
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un-earthed Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2010  Professional General Artist
Holy crap, I just realize that you are taking a class from the a graduate of my university! He did a lecture here a couple weeks ago. Your designs are very nice. Clearly you're learning a lot. :)
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LittleFur Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2010
I love it when books have super awesomeness like this all over them :meow:

this is gorgeous
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Gooderikilla Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2010
I really like the colors and your design is marvelous and minimalistic <3
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DarkGoddess28 Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
Very cool project :) I love the meeting point of design and function!
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sickballsboy Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2010   General Artist
Miranda Julyyyyyyyy
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cogwurx Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2010  Professional Interface Designer
Great colors!
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aslix Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
the middle cover is amazing :aww:
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