Krakatoa cover
Krakatoa cover
Krakatoa cover

Krakatoa cover

HarperCollins Publishers, New York, New York, 2002

Description

The design problem was to create a book jacket about the eruption of the Krakatoa volcano in 1883 and its aftermath. I tried to use the jacket as the historical document and the case as its emotional counterpart.

Collections: 50 Books/50 Covers of 2002
Discipline: Book design
Format: Book cover

Credits

Design firm
HarperCollins Publishers
Art director
Roberto de Vicq de Cumptich
Photographer
Toshihiko Chinami
Production director
Roni Axelrod
Trim size
6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches
Quantity printed
125,000
Typefaces
Cheltenham BT, Consort
Papers
Mohawk Vellum Cool White 100 lb., CIS 80 lb.
Jacket designer
Roberto de Vicq de Cumptich
Jacket printer
Phoenix Color Corp.
Author
Simon Winchester
Editor
Larry Ashmead
Publisher
HarperCollins Publishers
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