AMEN! "There are a million decisions and variables in type. If someone can manipulate the complex issues of legibility, form, scale, and meaning with combinations of 26 letters, and create something wonderful, they can probably manage any project."

Dan Mogford book covers Paul Rand, 1964 designer: Gabriele Wilson The Lost Weekend cover art by Jerome Martin.

Fake it until you make it by Wei-Che Kao, via Behance

Fake it until you make it by Wei-Che Kao, via Behance

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20 Things I Love Saturday

This book reminds me of Liesel& second stolen book, the Shoulder Shrug, because of its blue cover. (It& also ironic because of the stars on the cover)

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A new study identifies the 23 words you need to know in case you accidentally set your time machine to BC.

Elena Giavaldi | Book Covers

Feminism Unfinished: A Short, Surprising History of American Women’s Movements; Dorothy Sue Cobble, Linda Gordon, and Astrid Henry;

Peter Mendelsund was inspired by wall stensils of the 1968 Paris riots when designing these covers for Simone de Beauvoir's "A Very Easy Death," "Adieux" and "The Woman Destroyed." From Cover by Peter Mendelsund, published by powerHouse Books

The art of designing ‘Ulysses,’ ‘Lolita’ and ‘The Girl with The Dragon Tattoo’

“ "I think there are two primary jobs that a jacket has to do: It has to represent a text and it has to sell it.

Book cover design

Mendelsund worked on the cover for "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" for three months, designing almost 50 different covers. From Cover by Peter Mendelsund, published by powerHouse Books

How a book designer plucks a vision from an author’s pages

According to Mendelsund, Joyce brought samples of cloth with him to the printer -- he had specific colors in mind for his covers. The designer capitalized on that original idea. From Cover by Peter Mendelsund, published by powerHouse Books.

According to Mendelsund, Joyce brought samples of cloth with him to the printer -- he had specific colors in mind for his covers. The design...
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