Great book covers

Like a record sleeve, a book cover is a crucial element of the reading experience. It's the first thing you see, and a great cover can draw you in and persuade…
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a stack of books sitting on top of each other
Beautiful Penguin Clothbound Classics ~❥
the cover of we need to talk about kevin
We Need to Talk About Kevin
We Need to Talk About Kevin tie-in: A Novel by Lionel Shriver
the witch's daughter book cover with boots and red cloth on top of it
The Witch's Daughter by Paula Brackston
Only because this was on the New York Times Bestseller list I'll check it out when I've run out of good books to read.
an advertisement for the movie called walled city, with flames in the sky above it
an old book with some type of writing on it
Book cover - The Metamorphosis: A New Translation by Susan Bernofsky - Design by Jamie Keenan - Lettering, insect, bug, beetle
a book cover with the words falls in the shadow on it's front and side
Graphic design inspiration | #897
wow! this is brilliant. You have on the left side the obvious but the shadow right side creates the meaning!
a tale of two cities by charles dickens, with the title in red and black
A Tale of Two Cities
A Tale of Two Cities | 25 Beautifully Redesigned Classic Book Covers
the poster for shakespeare's macbeth shows a skull with a crown
Since we were studying layout i thought it would be good to post a pin on this. This macbeth poster represents several themes: ambition because the skull has a crown as a mouth, power because of the crown and death because of the skull. The colors play a major role because red is the color of blood/evil and black of night/darnkess and we know that blood and darkness are important images.
the lake by banana yoshimoto is shown in this book cover image,
50 Best Book Covers Of 2012
50 Best Book Covers Of 2012: Design Observer Announces Winners
a book with an image of a black feather on it's cover that reads feathers
Make Logos, Business Cards, Social Designs and More | BrandCrowd
This cover is great because you get a sense of what it's about just by the imagery, and the title is almost needlessly placed off to the side.
six different types of wrapping paper in various patterns and sizes, all with gold foil on them
Ed White Photographics - Architectural Photographer Vancouver
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a poster with the words making climb written in brown and white ink on top of it
Making the Climb
Concept original de visuel
two doors with graffiti painted on them in different colors
Steppenwolf by Hermann Hesse Artist ~ Ripo Ripo is an artist who has left his calligraphic wordplay on city walls, remote villages and abandoned structures across three continents. He has exhibited both illegally and legally in more than thirty-six countries, including shows in New York, São Paulo, Bucharest and London.
two posters with an apple on the top one has a martini glass and the other has blue stripes
Bonjour Tristesse by Françoise Sagan Artist ~ AllCity Media AllCity Media was established in 2000 with the goal of blending memorable design and film marketing. Award-winning campaigns include the Screen International Best Poster Award winner I am Love and Golden Trailer Awards winner Man on Wire, along with other notable campaigns such as Let Me In, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Control and This is England.