August 9, 2016 / Cover Spotlight / Design

Oswego High cover design symbolizes connections

Written by Jamie Chambers

This week’s Cover Spotlight comes from the 2016 Reflector of Oswego High School in Oswego, Illinois.

The Oswego staff used an abstract design to symbolize the various connections or links students have within their school. A simple sans serif font was used for the theme “connected,” which works well with the fine lines of the abstract design.

When creating the inside of their book, the staff not only utilized the multidirectional lines, but they used each of the five colors to represent a section of their book.

The base material of the cover is a Luminaire Metallic White linen, which gives the colors printed on the cover a slight shimmer. If you look closely at the volume number 80 on the spine of the book, you can see same fun, abstract design used as the “0.”

You can see more great cover designs by looking at previous Cover Spotlights or by scrolling through our Cover Gallery.

Jamie Chambers
Jamie Chambers

Jamie Chambers faced two career path choices in college, and lucky for Walsworth he chose art over accounting. He has been a creative influence for Walsworth for 17 years, currently as Design & Creative Concepting Supervisor in the Marketing Department. For 10 years, as an artist and supervisor for the Creative Services Department, Jamie traveled to workshops to collaborate with yearbook staffs to develop their covers and theme packages.