good books can be judged by their covers

 

listen to this 5 min vodcast by some guy from Vintage who has done covers for the likes of  mcsweeneys and haruki murakami.

john gall’s 5 rules of book design

  1. read the book
  2. inspiration is everywhere
  3. be thrifty with fonts
  4. practice sound time management
  5. rules are meant to be broken
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