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Designing a Book Cover with Grace Han

by Jacky Bethea|October, 2022

The cover is a major component of the first impression of a book. Eye-catching colors, recognizable themes, and aesthetically pleasing text can make a big difference upon a potential reader’s first glance at a new novel. Grace Han, associate director of design at Riverhead, understands this all too well. Here are some insights about the design ingredients of an iconic book cover.

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Penguin Classics: The Art of Redefining Classic Literature Design

by Elda Rotor|May, 2019

For more than seventy years, Penguin Classics has been a revered publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,800 titles, Penguin Classics celebrates the universality of storytelling from our past to connect generations of readers inclusively across time. Read more