Machu was amazing on this project. He exemplified great creativity, character, and collaboration. All this while having an injury... he did not let that stop him. Amazing designer!
Muy buena comunicación y rapidez en los cambios. Muy recomendable.
How jode G started their other book or magazine journey
Who are you known as?
Mummy Musings and Mayhem- Consulting and Resources for Educators
What industry do you think your business is most related to?
Tell us a bit about who you are and the people you reach
Mummy Musings and Mayhem is a popular blog and facebook community offering play ideas and educational articles for both parents and early years educators. The other component to this business is consultancy, training and e-resources for educators to purchase. The aim is for the products to help them perform their work role and take some of the stress away from their job. My resources give step by step training and education.Target audience is time poor educators working with children under 5 years in a daycare setting. They prefer bright, colourful visuals that help them to envisage how my idea could work for them.
What inspires you and how do you envision the design for your business?
I have been doing my own designing for my ebooks and other resources but it takes forever as I have no experience in this area and now feel the need to present a more professionally branded feel!
I have included examples of some previous work so you can get a feel for the colours and overall tone I have been aiming for. I use a lot of photos in my work so I like to keep everything bright and engaging to match.
What I am looking for is a ebook cover and book page template based on the 'Play Prompt Planner' I have attached for you to look at. The first is a free planner and this will lead into a 5 book series so I am looking for a design that can be used across all of the books and people will immediately know that that book is part of my play planner series.
I want a different picture for each program area but am not settled on the pictures I have already so there is definitely room for scope or something new as long as it fits with each subject heading - these heading will be included in each book. I have also attached my logo and I try to included bright oranges, greens and reds to tie in as this is becoming part of my branding now.
The design needs to reflect child friendly, playful, easy to read - especially on the front cover. Friendly and easy to read. Happy for the current design to be totally different as long as there is lots of colour and room for text on the page templates. There does need to be a separate page for each program heading as you can see in my current example. I'm thinking for subsequent books the front cover might be a different colour to reflect the different age groups I will be covering.
This will be a part of an ongoing and hopefully very popular series so I want to find a way to tie it all together through design. I'm looking for someone I can work with on future projects including more ebooks and training package slides so show me what you can do as I am excited about finally getting something professional happening with a creative and colourful soul! I'm attaching the Play Prompt Planner which is the current book I need designed (think spiral bound educational type resource used in a classroom often), my logos and a couple of other products so you can see the direction I have been going in.