Make Me an Offer I Can’t Refuse

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.

Cover Typography
Univers (various weights)

Interior Typography
Body: Adobe Garamond Pro
Title Page: Univers 47 Light Condensed
Chapter Heads: Univers 47 Light Condensed
Subheads and Tips: Univers 47 Light Condensed
Quotes: Adobe Garamond Pro Italic

Available on Amazon:
https://www.amazon.com/Offer-Refuse-street-smart-gangster-working/dp/0991359208

Illustration and Design Aliyah Marr

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Book Design

The Creative Life in 365 Degrees

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 Myth of Race

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.

Anonymous was a Woman

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.

Make Me an Offer I Can’t Refuse

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.