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book covers

 
 

I designed & illustrated conceptual covers for some of Joan Didion’s most famous novels:

 
 
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The objective was to create covers that felt like Joan Didion’s words: striking, violent, and simple.

I was drawn to the surreal feeling of collage because it matched the unnerving themes of each novel:

Repression,

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loss,

 
 
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and suffocation.

 
 
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design & illustration myself
art direction Jason Kernevich
this project was completed in 2015