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.
Brilliant book cover designer Peter Mendelsund offers a look into his process and philosophy, and showcases 14 of his works.
Sponsored: How designers turned their love of vintage sci-fi imagery into curated blurb books.
We know, we know. You should never judge a book by its cover. But looking at this set, it's damn hard not to. Here are 19 of our 2014 favorites that are in stores or on the way.
Print‘s Regional Design Annual judges are looking to discover top talent to be featured in this year’s RDA. Judges include Debbie Millman, Jessica Helfand, Caleb Bennett, Joseph Duffy, Alexander Isley and Michael Vanderbyl. Enter today. RDA winner University of Texas Press out of the Southwest Region designed stunning book covers/jackets for Last Launch, a book by award-winning...
With books migrating to pads and pods this maybe a moot point. But before designed book jackets, book covers were the primary illustrative and typographical surface on a book. The photographs of the covers taken from "Arts and Crafts Book Covers" (in the book over 90 in all), makes this an essential document of...
Tom Phillips, painter, poet, composer and illustrator, offers his take on the cover of Vladimir Nabokov's infamous novel Lolita.