I used the illustrations id created on my front cover as I feel it added another dynamic to the book. The illustrations purpose was to showcase the history of the Dr.Marten boot. By using the illustration on the front cover I feel it gives my booklet greater meaning and depth.
Why did I use the footprint? I used a footprint on my back cover firstly because it created texture. Looking back at post-modern design textures are created using a range of materials, this was a strong influence on my work. Also because I feel a footprint is quite similar to a finger print it contains identity. Identity is a theme that relates back the to theme of the inside of the book therefore the use of the footprint graphic was very appropriate.