“Naked Came The Box Art”: The Anatomy of a DVD Box Cover

This is an account of the creation of the box art for our new DVD release of Radley Metzger’s 1975 classic, “Naked Came The Stranger”. From concept to completion, I will take you on a tour through the many versions of the box cover along with explanations of what we were trying to do at each step. This was a weeks-long process including dozens of hours of collaborative screen-sharing over Skype. Over the course of the design process, we created many complete drafts and made hundreds of changes. Some were ‘no brainers’, others were made with resistance. But in the … Continue reading “Naked Came The Box Art”: The Anatomy of a DVD Box Cover