Book cover must have space reserved for all necessary publishing elements such bar code ISBN number, publishers' logo.
The book is titled "Mr. Copacabana" and is the life story of my father who created the famous nightclub in the 1940's and was involuntarily the partner of Frank Costello, the head of the Mafia. They had a 30 year partnership that spanned New York, Los Angeles and Las Vegas.
Trim size: 6" x 9",
Page count: 496,
Interior type: Black and White,
Page color: Cream,
Spine width: 1.24"
Who are your readers?
Biography, crime, popular culture readers
What 3 things would you like to communicate to your readers with this design?
Danger and corruption amid beauty and glamour
What colors do you want to see in your design?
See cover design of attached book proposal for color palette. Muted rust, light green, white and blue/purple.
What colors do you NOT want to see in your design?
Dayglo, primary colors.
Describe the style(s) you like (traditional, modern, etc.)
MODERN treatment of classic logo (lady with fruit turban) and 1940's.
What content must be included in your design?
An iconic title design reminiscent of The Godfather puppeteer design but indicating a pool of blood, gun, dagger or other symbol of violence and danger coming from the beauty and elegance of the Copacabana "lady with fruit-turban" icon (see attached proposal for "lady with fruit turban" design).
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