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Can Your Book Cover Design Save Play?

kaboomplay needed a new print or packaging design and created a contest on 99designs.

A winner was selected from 174 designs submitted by 38 freelance designers.

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One of the designers who made it happen

Winner - dobleve
Quick responses to changes and I like the final design. Thanks for your work!
- Anonymous

How kaboomplay started their print or packaging design journey

Company name

KaBOOM!

Overview

Book Title

KaBOOM!
An Entrepreneur’s Quest to Build Community and SAVE PLAY!

Author

Darell Hammond
CEO and Co-Founder of KaBOOM!

Synopsis

The powerfully uplifting story of how one man overcame seemingly insurmountable odds and built one of the most successful nonprofits in our nation’s history, KaBOOM! chronicles Darell Hammond’s amazing journey from a childhood spent living in a group home in Illinois to becoming the cofounder and CEO of KaBOOM!, an organization with this mission at its core: harnessing the power of community to save play for children . . . one playground at a time.

This book demonstrates how one idealist can change the world and how small, civic-minded steps create a ripple effect that can precipitate change in communities and eventually change in the world at large. More than just a memoir, KaBOOM! is a call to action that will inspire readers by challenging them to rethink traditional notions of community and social change.

This is the story of a man with a vision: Play is the best natural resource in a creative economy. Kids need more play —it is not a luxury but a necessity for their lives.

Tell us a bit about who you are and the people you reach

This book appeals to a general audience, and it needs to "pop" off of the shelves of a retail or book store. It's not a business book, but it has great business lessons. There are many moments and stories in the book that anyone could relate to emotionally.

The book cover needs to reflect our organization’s commitment to play and playgrounds, but that doesn’t mean it needs to be a literal photo or visual of playground equipment. However, we do believe in unstructured play, which means that while we’re not against organized sports such as soccer, we wouldn’t use those images to represent our organization.

The children we serve are typically ages 5-12 and are very diverse so please keep that in mind when designing the book cover. We have lots of photos of playgrounds being built and of kids playing but we’ve chosen not to make those available because we feel that our images – not matter how many we choose –will limit your creativity. We’re much more interested in your concept than in the perfect photo.

You may have seen our previous contest for this book. As you’ll note, the title has changed, and the fact that the design now can and must revolve around the KaBOOM! logo changes the project enough that we feel it warrants a new contest.

Requirements

Book Title

KaBOOM!
An Entrepreneur’s Quest to Build Community and SAVE PLAY!

Author

Darell Hammond
CEO and Co-Founder of KaBOOM!

Logo

Logo is attached below.
The logo is required – in fact, you should use the logo instead of type for the tile. However, feel free to explore other ways to express the logo within appropriate environments. For example, the logo could be hand drawn in chalk on a sidewalk or playground.

The title, subtitle, author information and logo are required.
Please refrain from adding any other text.

Trim

5.5 x 8.4375

Custom package

US$1,189

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