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Ad of the Day: Harry Potter books get an artistic revamp to mark 25th anniversary

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By Amy Houston | Reporter

August 10, 2022 | 4 min read

To mark the 10th anniversary of wizarding publisher Pottermore, and 25 years since the first Harry Potter book launched in the UK, Studio La Plage has created the new cover artwork for the next generation of digital readers.

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Harry Potter sketches for the new covers / La Plage

Iconic moments from the book series such as the flying car from The Chamber of Secrets and the Knight Bus in The Prisoner of Azkaban have been brought to life through illustration. This modern take also captures a whole host of scenes that have never been featured on the covers before.

To coincide with the launch, a video series has been released to explore which moments were chosen to be captured and how they were developed – from initial sketches to completion.

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Credits

Mike Richards - Head of Marketing & Partnerships - Pottermore Publishing

Akin Cankorur - Creative Lead - Pottermore Publishing

Ross Fraser - Director of Creative Development - The Blair Partnership

Jasmine Turley - Digital Distribution and Production Manager - Pottermore Publishing

Matthew Francis - UK Managing Director - Studio La Plage

Jack Bedford - Creative Director - Studio La Plage

Simon Adamson - Head of Production - Studio La Plage

Naomi Berrio-Allen - Senior Creative Producer

Amy Houchin - Account Manager - Studio La Plage

Jamie Slimmon - Lead Illustrator - Studio La Plage

Antonio Yotsov - Illustrator - Studio La Plage

Madeleine Lin - Illustrator - Studio La Plage

Tom Harrington - Lead Designer - Studio La Plage

Alessandra Bosi - Designer - Studio La Plage

Sumi Oh - Lead Motion Designer - Studio La Plage

Adam Osvald - Motion Designer - Studio La Plage

Emma Corbett - Lead Researcher - Studio La Plage

Chomoi Picho-Owiny - Strategist - Studio La Plage

Sharley Lim - Studio Manager - Studio La Plage

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