You Can’t Sell A Book Buy Its Cover…Or Can You?

Blog | by Norman Kay | 02.07.2018

Book covers! A singular universe of color, typography, bewildering themes and materials.

The holism above has but one objective. Select me; buy the book.

Surely, if you’re looking for something by your favorite author little of this will affect your decision. But let’s say that you are gazing for something new; an experience – mind marrow. The jacket, the cover, the package signifying the eventual experience inside is suggestively bewitching. Kindles aside, the physical format speaks to our collective, authentic culture.


So, when was the last time you ignored the fundamental rule and judged a book by its cover?


Have a look at some of spectacular jacket designs that also serve as beautiful works of art.