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.

Typography
Halis GR

Photography and design copyright Aliyah Marr

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One of the most delightful things in being both an author and designer is that I get to design my own books. I have, of course, designed books for other authors. In addition, I have helped several of my creative consulting clients become book publishers in their own right.

The Visionary

Another of my 3D illustrations, in this case, I place a cube of a face on top of the right eye of another face and shot it at an angle. A visual pun on the word, “visionary.” Typography Futura Light and Light Condensed 3D art and book design Aliyah Marr :-:-: More…

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. Typography Halis GR Photography and design copyright Aliyah Marr :-:-: More Book Design –> One of the most delightful things in…

Anonymous was a Woman

One of my favorite book designs. The 3D illustration was created by pouring sand over a painting of Venus by Sandro Botticelli. Then I created a swirl over the painting’s face with my index finger to expose part of the lips. The subtitle, “an exploration of gender and genius,” was inserted inside the…

Make Me an Offer I Can’t Refuse

The “gangsta” theme of this book provoked a title made from a ransom note. Actual letters from a newspaper were used, but no one was killed — gangsters or otherwise — during the production of this book. Cover Typography Univers (various weights) Interior Typography Body: Adobe Garamond Pro Title Page: Univers 47 Light…

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