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Bookish Atmosphere

Bookish Atmosphere

Near where I live there is a bookshop situated within a very old building. Inside, and behind the thin layer of chain store branding, there exists a staircase whose architectural doppelgängers you might have glimpsed in a hammer horror film. To walk on it, a necessity...

Christmas Book Flood

Christmas Book Flood

Yuletide is ideal for books, and for writing. Whether it is the ghost stories of M R James, which seem to politely cry out for an open fire to be enjoyed beside, or Philip Van Doren Stern’s ‘The Greatest Gift’, otherwise known to cinephiles as Frank Capra’s sublime...

How to Write Great Brand Story Content

How to Write Great Brand Story Content

What is a Brand Story? Your brand story is not a single document but rather a consistent narrative that extends throughout your communicative approach, encompassing written, visual and verbal elements, which collectively and often indirectly, reveal the history,...

About James Fanthorpe

I am a professional designer and the founder of XL Book Cover Design. I have over 18 years of experience in design and marketing.

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