Photographic book covers are nothing new. Combining text and image are a fundamental practice when it comes to book cover design.
But why does the typography have to be added digitally afterwards? Why can it not be some form of physical construction within the actual photograph?
Well, it can! Here’s 40 books that rely purely on photography for their cover designs.
Designed by Megan Wilson
Designed by Peter Mendelsund
Designed by Gabriel Wilson
Designed by Alex Camlin
Designed by Isaac Tobin
Designed by John Gray
Designed by James Edgar
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