Creative Review

Magazine cover

Challenge

Whilst on a work placement at Browns, I was contacted by Creative Review to design the cover for a Graduate edition of their magazine.

Solution

This was a massive honour, and a somewhat daunting task. After exploring various ideas, I settled on a bold, purely typographic cover charting my journey since graduating. This was in contrast to the image-led covers that were being produced by the magazine at the time and ensured it would stand out on the news stand.

This shameless piece of self-promotion inspired heated debate on several web forums, got supportive emails from all over the world and even I was even recognised on the London Underground! The cover also appeared in the D&AD Annual, but unfortunately missed out on a yellow pencil. One day…