AnnaBowen has picked a winning print design

For $300 they received 90 design concepts from 14 designers!

  • Award 1
    BookCover by sumit_s

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Dates

Starts:2-Apr-13 3:18 a.m. GMT

Ends:6-Apr-13 4:12 p.m. GMT

Awards

Award 1: $300, was awarded to sumit_s

Formats

Single-layer PDF (300 dpi), 40MB max

Contract

Preview: crowdSPRING Contract

Materials

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File 1: Me_And_You_Cover-v12.pdf (6.2 MB)

Uploaded on 2-Apr-13 3:14 a.m. GMT

File 2: 407560_101523916813505... (246.7 KB)

Uploaded on 2-Apr-13 8:29 p.m. GMT

File 3: VF1_3238.jpg (1.6 MB)

Uploaded on 3-Apr-13 5:09 p.m. GMT

Creative brief

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Author's Name

Anna Bowen

Synopsis

It is the biggest commitment two individuals will ever make to one another, but is it really “for better or for worse?” In this unique book of interviews, Bowen examines the trials and tribulations that go along with saying the words “I do,” as well as the inspiring and heartfelt explanations of why two individuals decide to spend their lives together. Ranging from ages thirty to eighty-seven, different couples share their stories of love, hardship and why they’ve stayed together through it all.

Size Info

Trim size: 5.25" x 8",
Page count: 222,
Interior type: Black and White,
Page color: White,
Spine width: 0.5"

Who are your readers?

Mostly women age 25-35. (Some men 30-40 and older couples).

What 3 things would you like to communicate to your readers with this design?

Love, Commitment, Beauty

What colors do you want to see in your design?

I originally wanted black and white (yin and yang) but after making my initial design, I am open to other colors. Soft blues, whites, etc... please look at my pinterest page at the photograph of the two hands together making a heart. It is right next to my original design cover...which I would love to use but it doesn't look the way I wanted it to...I do believe my original image could be used in a better way, but am not sure how to go about it...

http://pinterest.com/meandyouthebook/meandyouth...

What colors do you NOT want to see in your design?

harsh colors, girly colors (pink, red)

Describe the style(s) you like (traditional, modern, etc.)

modern. I really like the font that in the photo of two hands together making a heart. I need the font to pop.

http://pinterest.com/meandyouthebook/meandyouth...

What content must be included in your design?

ON THE FRONT:

me+you (title)

Love and Other Various Emotions
(subtitle: MUST BE SMALLER font size than the title, BUT SPELLED OUT so that the capital letters spell out LOVE)

anna bowen (author)

ON THE BACK:

It is the biggest commitment two individuals will ever make to one another, but is it really “for better or for worse?”

In this unique book of interviews, Bowen examines the trials and tribulations that go along with saying the words “I do,” as well as the inspiring and heartfelt explanations of why two individuals decide to spend their lives together. Ranging from ages thirty to eighty-seven, different couples share their stories of love, hardship and why they’ve stayed together through it all.

www.meandyouthebook.com

NOTE: Please leave space for a 2" by 1.2" white box in the lower right-hand corner of the book's back cover for the ISBN barcode. Images or text in the barcode location will be covered when the book is printed. Make sure you don't have any important elements where the barcode will be placed. Visit CreateSpace for more tips on book cover sizing and requirements.

Brief updates

2-Apr-13 8:29 p.m. GMT
The buyer has uploaded a new file in this project. You can download that file in the DETAILS tab.
3-Apr-13 5:08 p.m. GMT
Hi everyone! Thanks so much for your submissions!! When you send a project can you include the back cover with my picture (file 3) and bio if possible?

You may cut it down to fit if you need:

Anna Bowen is an actor, singer, and writer who has worked professionally for the past fifteen years. This is her first book. As a performer, she has toured the United States and Europe, working with legends such as Patti Labelle, Nile Rogers, Dionne Warwick, Tom Jones, Slash and Mickey Dolenz. She has been seen on television in "Law and Order", "As The World Turns" and "Castle." She can be seen around Los Angeles singing with the "Overstreets New Orleans Jazz Band" and at Rockwell Table and Stage performing in the "For The Record" concert series. She also began shooting "Mixology", a new pilot for ABC, in March of 2013.

More information at www.AnnaBowen.com.
3-Apr-13 5:09 p.m. GMT
The buyer has uploaded a new file in this project. You can download that file in the DETAILS tab.
3-Apr-13 5:25 p.m. GMT
Hello Again!

Something has also been brought to my attention by friends and family members who have read the book. My book crosses all ethnic and sexual orientation barriers. If you use an image of two hands, they must be in shadow so the viewers cannot see the race or really even distinguish whether they are male/female. Using photographs of actual people do not work for this particular project.

Thanks again for all of your submissions!!