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Student-Created Dust Jackets Displayed at Bookmarks

Megan Cobb weaves an 'American' tapestry Students design book jackets for Graham Greene classics Summer Sweeley's book jacket for 'The Third Man' features the iconic image of a Ferris wheel An exhibition of book-jacket designs is on display at Bookmarks in the Madigan Library. The work is part of the student assignment completed for the first project in the Graphic Design for Point of Purchase course taught by Gary R. DiPalma, assistant professor of graphic design, this semester. Students were assigned two books by Graham Greene “The Quiet American” and “The Third Man” and were asked to design hardcover book jackets for a new edition of each. They also designed a point-of-purchase poster promoting the new editions. The images on display show the front covers and spines of the book jackets. Participating students are Barbara A. Andreassen, Montoursville; Megan E. Cobb, Wyalusing; Amanda L. Eisner, Harrisburg; Noah B. Hennig, Catawissa; Benjamin D. Kennerly, Plymouth Meeting; Jennifer L. Reeder, Williamsport; Ashten E. Schwalm, Lykens; Michael C. Snyder, Shamokin; Summer A. Sweeley, Jersey Shore; and Christine M. Yocum, Boalsburg. If you have any questions about the course, please contact DiPalma. ( Photos by Jessica L. Tobias, student photographer)

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