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Weird Book Room

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The Abebooks Weird Book Room lists a collection of titles so farcical you would think they are made up, but they are not. "Grandma's Dead: Breaking Bad News With Baby Animals", "Beyond Leaf Raking ", and "Goats: Homeopathic Remedies" are all actual book titles -- "finest source of everything that's bizarre, odd and downright weird in books."

Your assignment is to design the cover of a book title so weird that it will look like it will fit right in to the Weird Book Room. Be sure to include a little bit of jacket blurb for your blog post where you include your designed book cover. Go weird!

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I Know What’s Going On My Amazon Wishlist (DesignAssignments605 4 Stars)

This design was fairly easy and flowed very naturally.  Even though the characters don’t have much established lore yet, I found an anchor point in each one I could build off of.  Morlium is a very bland monotone guy, so black and white with a neutral title seemed perfect.  Spooksy, …

Wired Book Room

Lauren brought up the Weird Book Room assignment and I thought it really ought to be called Wired Book Room. So here’s my entry: Accessorizing Your Waterfowl.

I had a few title ideas, like Duck Bling or Pimp My Duck, but I thought they were too slang for that classy …

“Weird book room”

 

My dog’s wedding is a detailed book about my dog’s wedding. It is a behind the scenes encounter of everything and every detail that went on at the wedding, and the preperation up to it.

In this assignment, I was supposed to make a very weird book title and book …

The Noble Radish

My contribution to the ds106 Weird Book Room. It seemed like the sort of thing someone named “Paisley” would write.

I love book covers. I love them so much, you don’t even understand. There’s that trite old phrase about judgement, sure, but the fact is the cover of a book…

Weird Book Name

The art of Menuistry : what is really behind those random drawings on a sidewalk menu. This book has all the answers to those deep questions. Honesty, this was just random inspiration. I took a picture from my photo album that with a unusual angle. I used my photo splash…

The Secret Lives of Fry Cooks

It’s design week! And my first design project is (drum roll please)… The Secret Lives of Fry Cooks.
This is for the Weird Book Room design assignment. I brainstormed a number of different ideas for this assignment, most of them pretty lame or simply not weird. But looking at the…

Rare Book Covers

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This is for a brand new ds106 Design Assignment: Weird Book Room:
The Abebooks Weird Book Room lists a collection of titles so farcical you would think they are made up, but they are not. “Grandma’s Dead: Breaking Bad News…

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