After reading a few of the stories early on, I started to think about the beautiful, ephemeral things in life: iridescence
At first I was sorry to see these cows amble off my jacket design, but when I looked back at my computer screen, I saw that
J. Abbott Miller, a partner in the international design consultancy, Pentagram, specializes in exhibit, interactive and identity design. He has also designed numerous books for world-class cultural institutions.
So you've decided to have an ebook designer convert your book into ePub (iBooks/Nook/Kobo) and mobi (Kindle) formats. Great! What formats are best to send?
-- and -- Photo: Lead Type by Andre Chinn (andrechinn) @flickr.com. Used through a Creative Commons license. So, for example
Years ago, the only way to get published was to type the manuscript, send it to a publisher, and hope for the best. But book publishing has changed significantly. There are more opportunities -- and many more pitfalls.
What was the biggest challenge in designing this cover? "The Waste Land," first published in 1922, is a fairly dense piece
I'm inspired by all sorts of things. I get really excited about new projects, researching, and finding solutions for them
Elsa: Where the inspiration would come from for this series was clear from the project brief. The idea was to create pulp
Lolita—The Story of a Cover Girl has its genesis in “Covering Lolita,” Dieter E. Zimmer’s online gallery of close to 200
The contest began in 1924. Here's this year's list. Are they missing any of your favorite covers? Let us know which ones
Making those decisions in a vacuum is never a good idea -- it's too easy to waste time when you should have spent money or throw away money when a little time and effort would have done far more good. Hopefully this has helped you to approach these decisions a bit better prepared.
Coverflip: Maureen Johnson Calls For An End To Gendered Book Covers With An Amazing Challenge (IMAGES)
This idea that there are “girl books” and “boy books” and “chick lit” and “whatever is the guy equivalent of chick lit”* gives