The Iconic, Legendary Designs of Black Sparrow Press Books

A great book is a treasure because of the story told by the words between the covers, but some can impart that same kind of thrill before you even flip to the title page. Black Sparrow Press, the small and remarkable 1960s publishing house that gave us Bukowski, did both beautifully with distinctive colors, graphics,… » 10/17/14 1:30pm 10/17/14 1:30pm

Here's How Designers Reimagined the Cover Art For 50 Classic Novels

Classic novels tend to have equally classic cover art. For example, when you think of The Great Gatsby, your mind likely goes to a pair of half-closed eyes floating over a glittering, cobalt city. But what if designers were given a chance to rethink these covers entirely? That's the concept behind Recovering The… » 7/30/13 4:00pm 7/30/13 4:00pm