An imagined book cover I created for the unfinished The Silmarillin by Tolkien.
The commission was for inclusion in the title The Greatest Books You’ll Never Read by Bernard Richards.
The watercolour painting is my own creation and great to be able to use it for this cover, I felt it was a perfect fit, I just had to find a way to add the necessary text and combine the two in an appropriate and interesting way.
The book is out now in the UK and US, and actually contains a total of 7 book cover designs by me! You can see them all here.
Jacket design for the title The Perfect Library: World Culture in 123 Books, a new idea presented at the Frankfurt Book Fair back in 2012.
See the spreads I designed for this proposed title here.
Here is a menu that I designed for a wonderful wedding that took place last year which I was honoured to be a part of, in quite a big way… and that is because the client was my sister, Marian Needam, née Eeles, aka the fabulous DIY queen Knicker Elastic Fantastic!
It was a full comprehensive list of all the food and drinks provided during the day’s festivities. The main meal on the front, wine list on the back along with the late night feast of local made bread and cheese, and best of all – pavlova turned eton mess – which I can vouch for and was delicious! Marian gave me all the text and I had to make sense of it in a way that would be easy to read and understand while being visually appealing. The menu was printed back to back on lovely thick slightly textured paper and placed on the dining table in front of each guest, prior to their arrival, tucked neatly into the coral coloured napkins ready for them to peruse. Here it is in situ: Photo by Anushe Low. See more of the wonderful wedding pictures taken here, here and here. The scrumptious food was provided by Home Gurr’own
You can read more about the wedding logo which we featured on the front of the menu here.