MLion got their new book cover by running a design contest:
Internal Audit Humor Book Cover (Yes the writing is funny, take a look)
Check out MLion's Book cover contest…
Business & Consulting
Audit and Risk Professionals
What's your vision?
Book Cover Abstract: For more than a decade the author has drawn upon his unique sense of humor and expertise as a career internal auditor to bring to light the humorous side of the profession. His articles and blog are a regular feature within Internal Auditor magazine and receive rave reviews from fans, readers, and supporters. And now those articles are being compiled into a new book: Auditing Humor and Other Oxymorons. This project is for the cover design for the book and will be awarded to the designer who can best capture the essence of Mike’s writings. The winner of this project may be selected for additional illustrations as part of the interior works. Stylization/Characteristics of the winning design will include: Humorous: the cover should reflect the unique humor and style of the articles (see samples). Clever: Each of the articles leverages common references and popular culture and looks at them through the filter of internal audit. Professional: While each article is humorous and points to the lighter side of each topic, the article are respectful of the profession and the dedication of the men and women who support their organizations through the discipline of internal audit. Whimsical: Each article balance respect for the profession with the ability to poke fun at some of its idiosyncrasies. Double Entendre: Using the power of words, the articles often perform verbal gymnastics providing hidden humor. Criteria: Full Color available for development Paper back Front, spine, and back cover dimensions 6” x 9” front Allow ¼” - ½” for spine 6” x 9” back Full bleed Cover requirements: Title: Auditing Humor and Other Oxymorons Authors name: Mike Jacka Back Cover requirements: Should allow space for description write-up ISBN/Barcode QR Code Artwork samples from past articles are provided for reference and are not meant to restrict or confine artistic perspective. They are shared as generally acceptable treatment of the content, but are not intended to limit the design process or suggest that this style is is what is expected. File Formats: Adobe Illustrator layered file to be provided upon awarding of prize All fonts used in the design must be transferable/freely available
Every design category has flexible pricing for all budgets. Book cover starts at €269.
Full copyright with production-ready files for digital and/or print.
It all began with a design brief.
A quick, interactive guide helped them understand their design style and captured exactly what they needed in their book cover.
Designers across the globe delivered design magic.
MLion collaborated with designers to refine their ideas
When design entries come in, you can rate them so designers know what you’re looking for in your logo design.
99designs has great collaboration tools so you can pinpoint and capture your ideas
And then… they selected a winner!
Along the way, they met lots of talented designers…
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