HISPANIC STUDIES / SPORTS

TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY PRESS

Broadening and deepening our understanding of sport and community. 

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For this cover I wanted to do something that was fun and colorful, but also related in some way to Latin culture. These hanging decorations, papel picados, were something that I found related to Latin celebration. I made them sport specific to match this particular title.  I've included below a cover that was not chosen but also is something that relates to Latin culture: a Mexican blanket with sports imagery "sewn" into it.

 

The typeface on the final cover is Van Condensed Pro Bold and was chosen because it was designed by someone Latin - Ricardo Santos, who is Portuguese. 

The interior typeface is Athleas, which is also designed by someone Latin  - Veronika Burian and Jose Scaglione. 

For this title I designed the full cover and interior. Also included here is a cover that was not chosen. 

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An unchosen cover featuring a Mexican blanket with sports imagery. While this typeface doesn't have any direct Latin connections, I thought it fit well with this concept because it was bold but also a little bit textured. 

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