Wednesday Cover Story: How hard can designing a book cover be?

Many of you may have asked yourselves the above question, and perhaps felt inspired to take a shot at it. And this is exactly what Penguin proposed readers do when they offered up a chance to have people design their own covers to a Penguin Classic. The results have been posted here – some better than others…

These are my favourites and I’m particularly taken with the one for Animal Farm. Which ones speak to you?

Chiara Priorelli, Publicity & Online Marketing Manager

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One thought on “Wednesday Cover Story: How hard can designing a book cover be?”

  1. The cover for Crime and Punishment is leaping straight out at me. It is such a bleak and desolate scene it just makes you want to pick it up.
    Thanks for sharing these.

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