With the Oksa Pollock
series a European sensation, designer Tom Sanderson
reveals how he went about creating a look for the UK covers which captured the excitement of the stories.
Designer Jane Buckley
shares the evolution of her jacket for Harriet Whitehorn’s
quirky detective début, Violet and the Pearl of the Orient
. Warning: contains scenes of cat obsession and spaghetti-eating!
, Senior Designer at Puffin, tells us how she approached the daunting task of creating a new look for the A Puffin Book series. Read more
, the deputy art director at Cornerstone and the designer behind Nick Harkaway
’s new novel, Tigerman
, gives us an insight into the cover’s creation. Read more
Designer Stuart Bache
shares the evolution of his jacket for Maggie Shipstead
's forthcoming novel, Astonish Me -
Warning: contains scenes of ribbon obsession and changes of heart.
We're excited to be revealing the cover to Graeme Simsion
's bestselling comedy romance The Rosie Project
's much anticipated sequel tomorrow - but today we're taking a look at how the original's iconic cover was developed, and the different designs used for the book all around the world... Read more
George R.R. Martin
's A Song of Ice and Fire
series - the books that inspired HBO's Game of Thrones
- have a brand new look, as Senior Designer Richard Augustus
Book jacket designer Nico Taylor
describes the evolution of the striking die-cut jacket for Robert Lautner
's gritty western adventure The Road to Reckoning
, the graphic designer behind the stunning cover of Where'd You Go Bernadette
, gives us an insight into her latest project - redesigning the jackets of F. Scott Fitzgerald
's books... Read more
Alongside the publication this week of a brand new Jeeves and Wooster novel, Jeeves And The Wedding Bells
, written as an homage to P.G. Wodehouse
by Sebastian Faulks
, the entire back-list has been given a new look. Jacket designer Natascha Nel
tells us how she approached the job, and shares some of her favourites... Read more
takes a look at the new Penguin Street Art series which matches up classic fiction with the best graffiti artists around... Read more
The Old Ways was shortlisted last year for the inaugural Waterstones Book of the Year and now Robert Macfarlane tells us why in the case of the new paperback edition, which is our Book of the Month for June, he'd be happy for you to judge this book by its cover...
With the popularity of eBooks, publishers are becoming more and more creative with the design of the physical book. Cara Fielder takes a look at books that are not only beautiful on their own, but demand to sit together as part of a full collection...