BA (Hons) Graphic Design
"My interest in graphic design is focused on book design. For my Final Major Project, I created covers for the classic books 'Frankenstein', 'The Picture of Dorian Gray' and 'Jekyll and Hyde'. These covers were inspired by double exposure photographs, which I felt was a good way to show the conflict that these characters have with their identity.
"The 'Don Quixote' and 'Cyrano de Bergerac' covers are also part of a set, and were inspired by the Game of Thrones covers.
"I have also created a cover for 'Oranges are Not the Only Fruit', a coming of age story about a young woman with a religiously overbearing mother, coming to terms with her sexuality. Throughout the novel, her mother gives her oranges to eat - I found this to symbolise opposition to the notion of 'there are plenty more fish in the sea'. I created a surreal cover, to convey the message of the overbearing mother and the surrealness of the society that the girl is living in."
We aren't sure how legitimate these national days are, but supposedly it's #NationalPumpkinCheesecakeDay... we aren't complaining about that