Book cover design is a part branding, part advertising and promotion, and part emotional. A book cover has to convey a sense of what the reader will get, quickly, with a two-second glance, and stand out from all the other book covers around it. That’s hard.
Different genres have their own visual languages. A person who designs covers for bodice-rippers can’t necessarily design a cover for urban fantasy or cyberpunk or memoir. Here at Elite Boxx if you can dream it, we can bring it to life.
Central to the idea of a good book cover design is the cover hierarchy. This is usually determined after you read the cover brief, which describes the book’s genre and the elements on the page.