Black, White & Read Books: Blog Makeover

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Black White & Read Banner copyI’ve been on tenterhooks waiting to tell you all about this awesome blog and the graphics I did for its birthday makeover. Black, White & Read Books relaunched with a whole new look on its third birthday yesterday and I’m really happy with how the banner and other graphics turned out!

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Bear Allen is a girl after my own heart – she loves books and coffee. And if you are a book lover too, you must visit her blog because a delicious treat awaits you. If you also happen to be a Gilmore Girls fan, you might have just died and gone to heaven. For Black, White & Read books, Bear’s goal is to read all of the books (or authors if a book wasn’t specified) mentioned in the show. That’s quite a huge undertaking, as it’s already taken three years just to get through season one! You have to see the unique way that she does her posts – these aren’t just any old book reviews.

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As if that weren’t enough, Bear also reviews her “extracurricular” reading. Deep Thoughts from Damp Tresses are the books not taken from Gilmore Girls and Tales from the Toyota are audiobook reviews.

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TalesfromtheToyotaWorking on these graphics with Bear was really fun, not only because I loved her ideas  in general but because she has an excellent eye for color. A lot of thought went into this palette! We worked together “live” via Facebook messenger quite a bit, especially to get the banner just right.

Book IconsHop on over there to see the full blog design – you won’t be sorry you did. And if you love to read too, prepare to have a new favorite blog!

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