Catcher in the Rye

Book Cover Design

Purpose: Portfolio piece to showcase book design

Concept: No imagery except type, according to J.D. Salinger’s wishes. Duality of messy and crisp fonts indicate the main character’s confusion in growing up.

Programs: InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator

Typefaces: Univers, Journal; chosen for style and meaning

Skills: Typography, Layout