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15 Award-Winning Book & Book Cover Designs

And now, for a visual feast / celebration of one of the Print staff’s top obsessions: Book design and book covers! We decided to revisit 15 of our favorite tomes from the 2014 Regional Design Annual. Enjoy.

E-Block: Photographs by Mark Perrott Landesberg Design, Pittsburgh: Rick Landesberg (creative director), Joe Petrina (art director/designer); Mark Perrott (client/photographer)


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S. Book Design Headcase Design, Philadelphia: J.J. Abrams (creative director/writer), Paul Kepple (art director/designer), Ralph Geroni (designer), Megan Worman, Lynne Ciccaglione (handwriting), Doug Dorst (writer); Melcher Media, Mulholland Books, Bad Robot (clients)


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Me Before You de Vicq design, New York City: Roseanne Serra (creative director/art director), Roberto de Vicq de Cumptich (designer); Penguin USA (client)

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S. Book Design Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York City: Rodrigo Corral (creative director/designer/photographer), Jennifer Carrow (photographer); FSG (client)

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Lotería Book Design HarperCollins Publishers, New York City: Jarrod Taylor (designer/illustrator); HarperCollins Publishers (client)

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White Out Jon Valk Design, New York City: Don Freeman (creative director), David Spohn (art director), Jon Valk (designer); Hazelden (client)

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A LIFE IN BOOKS: The Rise and Fall of Bleu Mobley Warren Lehrer/EarSay, New York City: Warren Lehrer (creative director/art director/designer/illustrator/photographer/writer), Jonathon Rosen (illustrator); Goff Books (client)


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Kern and Burn: Conversations With Design Entrepreneurs Kern and Burn, New York City: Tim Hoover, Jessica Karle (creative directors/art directors/designers/writers), The Heads of State (illustration), Matt Stevens, Scotty Reifsnyder, Riley Cran, Tad Carpenter, Mikey Burton, Eric R. Mortensen, Dana Steffe, Brent Couchman, Ed Nacional, Nate Utesch, Invisible Creature (illustrators); Kern and Burn (client)


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Paperless Book Pentagram, New York City: Luke Hayman (creative director/art director/designer), Shigeto Akiyama (designer); Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (client)


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Formica Forever Book Pentagram, New York City: Abbott Miller (creative director/art director/designer), Kim Walker (designer); Formica (client)


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Far Outside the Ordinary Katie Campbell, Savannah, GA: Katie Campbell (creative director/art director/designer/illustrator); Prissy Elrod (client/writer)

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NIV Integrated Study Bible Juicebox Designs, Nashville, TN: Jay Smith (creative director/art director/designer/illustrator), Tammy Johnson (art director); Zondervan (client)

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Merle Haggard University of Texas Press, Austin, TX: Lindsay Starr (designer); University of Texas Press (client)


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Color University of Texas Press, Austin, TX: Lindsay Starr (designer), Mark Cohen (photographer); University of Texas Press (client)


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The Importance Of … Hexagono, Santa Fe, NM: David Grey (creative director), Rebecca Alvarez-Alcocer, Pablo Byrne, Suzelle Camou Osete, Marco Lukini, Ana Caro Villa (art directors/designers/illustrators/photographers); Hexagono (client)


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