Year in Reading alum Chang-Rae Lee has a new book out this week, and its cover is making headlines. Readers who buy the limited edition of On Such A Full Sea will get the first 3D printed book cover in publishing history. According to the printers, each cover took fifteen hours to make.
"I think it is a project that is too easy to get wrong, too hard to get right, and with not enough room to experiment in between." On designing the cover of Vladimir Nabokov’s Lolita.
Here’s a three course meal for your eyes, lovers of book design. A look at the work of Pierre Faucheux (above), a gorgeous and wonderful Book Cover Archive, and a contest for the best book design of 2011.