A couple of months ago, I posted these pictures of the artist Spacesick’s book cover versions of film posters. Since then, I have become far more attuned to artistic merit of book covers and the effects they have on whether or not I want to read them. In conclusion: The simpler, the better.
The Milanese artist Olimpia Zagnoli has produced work for publications such as Grazia, The New Yorker, The Guardian and Yale University Art Gallery.
Here are a couple of sample book covers I thought were wonderful: