MEMOIR / PETROLEUM ENGINEERING
TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY PRESS
The life and insights of a roughneck, engineer, and consulting oilman.
Oil is old business in Texas, so a classic and clean serif was in order for this cover. Paired with the most elegant image of an oil pumpjack I could locate, I hoped to capture the dignity of this memoir.
For this title I've designed the cover and jacket along with a postcard, web banners, and the interior. I've also included here a cover that was not chosen.
An unchosen cover option, focusing more on the gritty nature of an oil rig and the ironic beauty in spilled oil