The Journey of a Book’s Cover Art

The New York Times has an interesting piece up on the many iterations book covers go through before they hit the shelves. It’s a concise lineage of the moments that lead to “getting it right.”

It’s also an interesting piece from a designer’s point of view, too.

Four designers share their works and discus first concepts and  the final cover as published. check it out here

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