Apart from obnoxious influencers, Instagram also includes some accounts that are real gems. This account, dedicated to Arabic book covers and maintained by Egyptian designer Moe Elhossieny, is one of these gems. Elhossieny has catalogued a huge archive of book covers in Arabic on plenty of topics and styles. These act as a glimps of […]
For its Great Ideas series, Penguin worked with book cover expert David Pearson, a graphic designer based in the UK. The designer took a type-based approach to nail the covers of these non-fiction books that feature no less than authors like George Orwell, Virginia Woolf, or Karl Marx. Pearson’s collaboration started early in the branding […]
Many of us have grown up with these cool abstract book covers that seem to have been trendy in the 60s and 70s, I would even go as far as saying that they have become iconic. Henning M. Lederer, a digital artist based in Düsseldorf Germany, decided it was time to have some fun with […]
Since the election of Donald Trump, George Orwell’s most famous book, 1984, has seen a surge in sales. Printmag took this occasion as an opportunity to take a look at the covers created for this book accross countries and decades. You can see a few of the covers here, but check out Printmag’s article for […]
This is cute, a purse that is decorated with the cover of your favorite book. You can choose among a series of classics on the Etsy shop of Bagatelle Studio.
John Coulthart is a talented illustrator and designer who creates stunning designs for books. He also runs a great blog where he shares his work, among other things. The Pirate Utopia layouts and illustrations is the latest work he shared.
Penguin did it again, they released a new series of classic books (sci-fi this time) with gorgeous covers. This time, they asked New-York based designer Alex Trochut to work on the designs. The designer chose to take a purely typographic approach to the project. For each cover, he used a line-based lettering system that he […]