Speak the Culture series:   Britain   Italy   France   Spain  

The making of the cover design for Italy by Andrew Whittaker

Overview   Process  

Designer: Let’s draw a map where each province has text saying what it’s famous for. Like a geographic tag cloud. And we’ll be able to use really cool calligraphy.

Getting the approval of the art director and the client.

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The type designer draws the text.

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Trying to color the words in the colors of the Italian flag.

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Typesetting the back, drawing a macaroni barcode.

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