Judging books by their covers… January 2023

Book and magazine cover designs are an essential aspect of the publishing industry. They are the first thing that catches the reader's eye and can make or break a book's success. A great cover design not only reflects the content of the book or magazine but also appeals to the target audience.

My first roundup of the year looks at some of the most creative and innovative book and magazine cover designs that have caught my eye over the last month. From minimalistic designs to bold and colourful illustrations, these covers inspire and impress. Whether you’re a designer looking for inspiration or a reader looking for your next read, this collection has something for everyone.

This month’s list includes

Wuthering Heights, Emily Brontë. Designed by Malika Favre

Vehiculum, Lowdown Magazine

The Trio, Johanna Hedman

Road to Nowhere, Robin Graubard

Remnants, Marc Wilson

Patterns, Karel Martens

Mascot, Counter-Print

Magneto magazine issue 17

Get Your Shit Together, David Shrigley

From Africa, Counter-Print

A Horse at Night: On Writing, Amina Cain (Author)

2, Eamonn Doyle

CIVITAS / São Paulo, João Carmo Simões

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