What Have Our Recovering The Classics Storytellers Been Up To?

January 19, 2016

What Have Our Recovering The Classics Storytellers Been Up To?

A few weeks ago, we brought on an incredibly talented group of storytellers to to unearth some of the most interesting stories and breathe some new life into our incredibly diverse collection of Recovering The Classics designs. Now, they've got some exciting new work to share with all of us! 

Nick Hagar

Nick is a Northwestern University journalism student passionate about telling stories across media, and Nick made an animated typography video highlighting the relationship between the text of these classics and their covers.

Can You Guess The Classic? from Creative Action Network on Vimeo.

Shannon Palmer

Shannon is a visual artist, designer, animator, illustrator & neuroscience-tourist dedicated to life long learning. Shannon took a handful of his favorite artist’s book covers and creating animated versions with soundscapes inspired by the story behind the book.

Frankenstein Cover, Animated from Creative Action Network on Vimeo.

Heart Of Darkness, Animated from Creative Action Network on Vimeo.

Upasna Kakroo

Upasna is the co-founder of a content marketing and brand storytelling startup, Brandanew, helping companies create compelling content for social engagement. Upasna is sharing behind-the-scenes stories of new designs created by global artists for various literary classics.

“I own twenty-six copies. Pride & Prejudice is my favorite book” - In conversation with Alexis Lampley, creator of the new Pride and Prejudice cover for Recovering The Classics.

 

 

 

 

 

 

“It’s not a story about grand gestures, but little things in life that can be quite crushing." - In conversation with Andrew Fairweather, creator of the new Middlemarch cover for Recovering The Classics.

 

 

 

 

 

“Tattoos, Buccaneers and buried gold- All the old romance, retold." - In conversation with Owen LaMay, creator of the new Treasure Island cover for Recovering The Classics

 

 

 

 

 

“My focus was creating a mysterious and slightly sinister atmosphere” - In conversation with Carly Draws, creator of the new Grimm’s Fairy Tales cover for Recovering The Classics.

 

See the full collection of Recovering The Classics art, and buy your favorites to support the artists, here. 

 





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