Book cover design is by no means an exact science. The intricacies of understanding an author’s core message and how to best convey that, leaves a virtually unlimited amount of possibilities.
As it is with writing, designing the perfect book cover is a process, and leaves in its wake a number of drafts never to see the light of day—at least—until now.
Here’s a little collection of book cover concepts created throughout 2014 that were proposed and eventually set aside for another direction:
To see the finalized versions of many of these designs, check out the portfolio.