Puffin Classics 'King Solomon's Mine' Book Cover

  • Last year I was once again asked by Penguin Random House to design a book cover for 'King Solomon's Mines' as a part of their 'Puffin Classics' range. It was a super fun project to work on, trying to capture a sense of adventure and discovery to match the book.
  • Super rough idea sketches
  • A couple initial layout options
  • Left, very rough colour sketch - right, a neater version
  • Process for the final
  • Custom type for the cover & spine, drawn up in Illustrator based on sketches
  • Four colour options - they went with the bottom left
  • The final book cover