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Illustration and Design Aliyah Marr
The cover uses very simple graphics; a circle in an elliptical orbit around the title. The image offers a visual pun that contrasts the idea of 365 days vs. 360
The image is of a push-up toy that I bought in Chelsea a few years ago. Tension is conveyed by the jarring offset of the foreground and background colors.
The subtitle, “an exploration of gender and genius,” was inserted inside the area of the title instead of placing it in a more traditional location underneath the title.
The “gangsta” theme of this book provoked a title made from a ransom note. Cut letters from a newspaper were scanned and used to create the title.