From the Japan Times: The Kyoto DDD Gallery’s exhibition of Kouga Hirano’s 30-year body of work includes his book cover designs for travel publisher, Shobunsha.
Ninety-five percent of freelance pros at the Reedsy Marketplace have worked for the Big Five. Now we know more about what they’re making.
What’s done to help sell standard books, but not to help sell books in translation? In a telling interview, Chad Post talks about differences in marketing.
Could software someday design book covers that could be judged—correctly—by human readers? Research in Japan says…it depends.
‘There’s always an element of surprise and unpredictability regarding what draws people to covers,’ says Canongate art director and Rising Star Rafaela Romaya.
Oldcastle Books has given classic literature a pulp fiction makeover with retro cover designs and campy blurbs to bring new readers to these classic texts.
CompletelyNovel’s ‘Lord of the Book Covers’ competition revealed many indie authors are using the same professional designers as traditional houses.
Picador designer Justine Anweiler wrote about how she went about creating the cover for the UK edition of Lucia Berlin’s novel, A Manual for Cleaning Women.
We Love Books! is an exhibit within the second edition of the inspiring Graphic Arts Festival taking place in Paris until March 4th.
An article at RBTH looks at how Russian publishers are using that new cover designs to help bring new readers to classic literature.