Looking Good: Best Designed Books Covers of 2012
The folks at Design Observer have announced the winners of their annual 50 Books/50 Covers contest and as is par for the course they have chosen some amazing book and cover designs.
Here’s a healthy sampling of some my favorites from the book cover selections:
Art without Artists Authors: John Foster, Roger Manley; Editor: Chris Vitiello Gregg Museum of Art & Design, North Carolina State University. DESIGNER: Mary Kunnath
Girlchild by Tupelo Hassman. DESIGNER: Jennifer Carrow
The Teleportation Accident. Ned Beauman, Sceptre. DESIGNER: Scot Bendall, Richard Carey, Jon Lyen
Hecho In Minnesota – Posters Designed By UNO Branding Luis Fitch (Author, Editor, Illustrator) Carolina Ornelas (Author). DESIGNER: Luis Fitch and Timothée Redkitten
The Investigation by Philippe Claudel. Nan A. Talese/Doubleday. DESIGNER: Emily Mahon
How Music Works by David Byrne. DESIGNER: McSweeney’s
Shoplifting from American Apparel by Tao Lin, Melville House. DESIGNER: Christopher King
Lead image Girl Land by Caitlan Flanagan. DESIGNER: Lindsey Andrews
You can view all the winners here and if you’d like you can check out the winning book designs here.
Is there a favorite cover design of yours that they missed?
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