Posts Categorized: Book Cover Illustration

The Art of Cover Design

“One of the most exciting aspects of any book’s publication is the design of its cover. Though many voices participate in this creative process, it’s the designer’s expertise that is most critical in making a compelling, eye-catching, and meaningful visual representation of the author’s work to entice readers. In this video, we interviewed a few…

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S. Neil Fujita

 Hawaiian-born graphic designer S. Neil Fujita (1921-2010) created many of the iconic images of the 20th century, working with Columbia Records on their influential jazz albums, as well as designing many bestselling book covers. He was a soldier in WWII, working in a Japanese American tank corps, seeing action in Italy and France, then working as a…

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Sara Fanelli

This Penguin edition of Thackeray‘s ‘Vanity Fair‘ (first published in 1848), has been patiently sitting on my shelf, waiting to be read. Bought solely for its superb cover by one of my very most favourite illustrators, Sara Fanelli, perhaps this summer is the time to do just that!…