TAKING YOUR TALENT TO THE WEB
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COVER GALLERY

Allison Cecil’s cover design quickly conveys one of the book’s underlying themes. But it was not the only cover design submitted for this book. Below are designs you won’t find in U.S. stores, but might see in international editions of TYTTTW:

View this cover design.» Segura cover design 1
Created by Carlos Segura and partners. Comp, JPEG image.

View this cover design.» K10k cover design
Created by Michael Schmidt and Token Nygaard, this was ultimately considered too “playful.”

View this cover design.» Zeldman cover design
Created by the book’s author, this one captured the Zeldman “brand” but not the essence of the book.

View this cover design.» Segura cover design 2
Note how the shapes simultaneously suggest folder tabs and talk balloons.

View this cover design.» Segura cover design 3
Instead of a traditional cover, the book would have lived inside a plastic bag with removable branding elements.

View this cover design.» Segura cover design 4
Like Allison’s, this design gets at the notion of transitioning from print (CMYK colors) to web (RGB colors).

View this cover design.» Segura cover design 5
Created by Segura and partners. The grid is meant to suggest the limited color palette of the web.

View this cover design.» Aren cover design (PDF)
Combines familiar branding elements from zeldman.com and A List Apart.

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