Set of book covers for Random House for the best selling Author Tim Parks. The three books recount tales of the authors travels around Italy. Spines of the books form a flag of Italy when placed in the shelve. (via Pietari Posti Illustration Art Design Pretty Pictures)

fuckyeahbookarts:

Ornate Book Cover by Cathe Holden 

I came across an incredibly ornate antique book cover to share with you. I ran it through Photoshop to mess around with colors. There’s so many possibilities with such a pretty piece. Enjoy!” 

They’re all really lovely :)

Smart, conceptual, clean and eye-catching book cover design by Art. Lebedev Studio, a Russian-based industrial, graphic, web and interface design firm. This book authored by Alexei Ivanov is part of the “Practical Business Skills” series.

(via Against Common Sense – Art. Lebedev Studio / Aqua-Velvet)

karenh:

Chip Kidd shares a little insight on the jacket design for the Knopf edition of Haruki Murakami’s novel, 1Q84 (due out in the U.S. on October 25th, 2011). 

I’ve been waiting awhile for this English translation…

Here at Flavorwire, we love book covers. We’re also nerds, so we totally dig typography. So obviously, we really love awesome typography on book covers.

And with our typographic book jacket alphabet, we can spell words with our books! What’s better than that? Click through for a (mostly) complete A-Z in book cover typography, and if you can think of any for the letters we’ve missed, let us know in the comments!

(via Flavorwire » An A-Z of Typographic Book Covers)

onelittleindian:

Oliver Twist - Charles Dickens
new Penguin Classics cover art

onelittleindian:

Oliver Twist - Charles Dickens

new Penguin Classics cover art

mwwwm:

How to Design a Modern Book Cover