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Book Cover Lover

Book Cover Lover

Category: Books, Design / Packaging, Design / Print, Design / Publishing, Resources / Reference,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Aug 6th 2012
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And honestly, what's a more appropriate title for a Flickr feed devoted to the best graphic covers? Book Cover Lover is a truly incredible set, colour-coded to perfection and with design so beautiful it'll make publishing devotees go weak at the knees. Take a meander through and be inspi...

Typographic Study: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Typographic Study: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Category: Design / Print, Design / Typography,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jul 5th 2012
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An exploration of typographic solutions for The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, by the talented lads at iamalwayshungry. ...

Jenny Volvovski: From Cover to Cover

Jenny Volvovski: From Cover to Cover

Category: Design / Print, Illustration,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 18th 2012
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Designers' personal projects are so damn inspiring. I love seeing what sparks an individual's creativity. From Cover to Cover is a fantastic project from Jenny Volvovski (one third of the creative team at ALSO); she is redesigning the covers of books as she fini...

Wallpaper — 2012 Handmade Covers

Wallpaper — 2012 Handmade Covers

Category: Design / Editorial, Design / Typography, Magazines,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: May 31st 2012
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This one's especially for all you FT'ers in the Northern Hemisphere, about to be designing your book / CD covers. Wallpaper's 2012 collection of handmade covers have been shouted about all through the Twittersphere of late — and here they are. A solid dose of inspiration and...

Recent Grad Laura Greaves Designs Patterns for Gabriele Wilson

Recent Grad Laura Greaves Designs Patterns for Gabriele Wilson

Category: Design / Publishing,

Posted by: Dailey
Posted: Apr 19th 2012
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We're super-proud of Laura Greaves, a graduate from our January 2012 course in NYC. Gabriele Wilson, book cover designer extraordinaire, has incorporated four of Laura's patterns into the most recent additions to The Poetry Society...

Christian Jackson

Christian Jackson

Category: Designers/Studios, Illustration,

Posted by: Clare Rose
Posted: Mar 5th 2012
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Christian Jackson is a designer from Chicago. I love these simple book cover designs. The essence of the narrative is captured very quickly and effectively. Muted colours are also really effective....
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The Book Covers of M. S. Corley

The Book Covers of M. S. Corley

Category: Books, Design / Print, Design / Publishing,

Posted by: Dailey
Posted: Feb 15th 2012
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We just recieved a fresh batch of design books for our library here at the NYC studio. While perusing one of them, The Modernist from Gestalten, I came across M. S. Corley's redesign of Lemony Snicket's "A Series of Unfortunate Events," in the style of of classic Penguin books. It...

Novum cover by Paperlux

Novum cover by Paperlux

Category: Design / Print, Design / Publishing, Designers/Studios, Documentaries/Film, Printing/Production,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Oct 17th 2011
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The lovely folk at Just Another Agency posted about this yesterday and I warned them I would have to steal it for here. Too good not to share! It's a video of the design and print process for a cover for No...

Penguin Re-designed Covers

Penguin Re-designed Covers

Category: Books, Design / Publishing,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: Aug 18th 2011
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Love these new tattoo-inspired cover re-designs of some classic Penguin books. Design Week also have an interesting interview with Penguin's General Designer Richard Bravery. Kind of makes me want to get a tattoo! ...

Adam Johnson

Adam Johnson

Category: Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Thea Powell
Posted: Jul 23rd 2011
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Adam is a senior designer at HarperCollins. He lives in Brooklyn, NYC, and recently won a place in AIGA's 50/50 exhibit. They say you can't judge a book by its cover, but I would always pick up a novel designed by Adam and immediately begin reading, without even glancing at the backcover blurb! ...