I have stumbled upon an amazing blog that opened my eyes to how to fix my book covers when I’m stumped.
Start your journey here
and then hop on over here
And keep going. The other articles have plenty of more advice.
I also went and got myself these two to use while designing. Feel free to save them for yourself.
Have any of you used the Rule of thirds, the Fibonacci sequence (Golden Mean), the Diagonal scan or Triangle layout principles?
Any other scientifically proven principles that you’re aware of?
It will make reading the covers easier.
As a graphic design major, this thread makes me happy. Big fan of using grid layouts.
Anyway, hierarchy is also important to understand.