Covers with Stories
We must have all read the story of Beauty and the Beast. The memory probably brings back a sense of mystery and maybe a little darkness with it. As time went, this theme has been used and reused uniquely and with such creativity. Some of these book covers are good examples of such innovations Read More
I’ve always been fascinated by ballet. One step in particular has frequently mesmerized, and at the same time, scared me. The dance on pointe. When I see a ballerina spin on her toes, my heart races. Both with excitement and dread. It’s like I can feel the joy in the spin and the pain in my own toes. Maybe that’s why these covers made me stop and look.
The on pointe. Read More
At one point of time, everywhere I looked I could only see birds on the covers of books; especially crows and ravens. I loved how different each cover looked even when they featured the same bird. Some had illustrated birds, some had realistic ones and others had abstract vectors of birds. Among the myriad of covers, some covers stood out due to the sheer brilliance with which they used the image of a crow to express the mood and atmosphere of a story. Below are the top three covers that particularly stood out to me. Read More
I absolutely love book covers and I am not ashamed to admit that I have bought books solely for their covers. If you chose to read this article, then I am guessing you are either someone who appreciates the aesthetics of a cover, an author who is looking for inspiration for their latest book cover or a fellow designer. Whatever be the case, I am glad you have joined me in appreciating these beautiful works of art. If this sounds like an intro to joining a cult, then it probably is one. Read More