H. Lawrence Hoffman was a luminary in the mass market paperback cover genre. Here, Steven Heller talks with Hoffman's daughter about her father's work.
Paul Bacon, master of the "Big Book Look" in cover design, died Monday. Find out who Bacon was, and the massive impact he had on the field of book covers.
With the deadline for the 2015 Regional Design Annual fast approaching, we decided to revisit 15 of our favorite books from the 2014 RDA.
Steven Heller showcases his vintage Moby Dick and Ulysses book jackets.
Brilliant book cover designer Peter Mendelsund offers a look into his process and philosophy, and showcases 14 of his works.
Michael Dooley explores Popular Skullture: The Skull Motif in Pulps, Paperbacks, and Comics, a book dedicated to vintage skull art.
The greatest book covers not only convey a sense of the words within, but they also stand alone as portable works of art. Here are 5 of our 2014 favorites.
Iranian posters in Farsi are among the most beautiful posters I've ever seen. Now that accolade applies to Iran's book covers and jackets, too.
Jessica Hische's collaboration with Penguin is a lovely nod to the printed word—and an unusual and intriguing twist to a personal project that got its start online.
It is always fun to look at the early work of great artists and designers. Here is Seymour Chwast from 1961 when he worked in linocut.