— New Book Covers

Here’s a selection of fine new book cover designs. You can see considerably more across at The Casual Optimist.

 

The first is Unbuttoning America by Ardis Cameron; design by Kimberly Glyder; illustration by Al Moore (Cornell University Press / May 2015) 

 

For those too young to know, in the mid-sixties Peyton Place was a huge best selling novel in the States and one of the first seminal American TV series, and this new book taking a glance towards the phenomenon is likely to offer an interesting read.

 

You can see more of my own preferred cover designs after the jump:

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— Blind

I don’t know much about this new Norwegian movie, but here’s the international poster for BLIND (directed by Eskil Vogt, 2014).

 

…I do find it somewhat intriguing.

 

The poster designer is Handverk

— Light & Shade

Located in an area just outside the city centre, this building sits in the shadow of a six-storey apartment block. It was this need for natural lighting which drove the design of House in Yamanote by architect Katsutoshi Sasaki.

 

Via: Dezeen

— Self, Life, Death

Although this book has been around since 2005 it doesn’t seem to feature on our blog.

 

Designed by Atelier, the book is a definitive overview of Japan’s greatest and most controversial living photographer, Nobuyoshi Araki.

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— The Danish Girl

Film posters for Tom Hooper’s new movie ‘The Danish Girl’.

 

…and, yes, the lead female actor is Eddie Redmayne.