— The Crimea Sich

Ukranian photographer Maxim Dondyuk’s series The Crimea Sich captures a young Cossack military-patriotic camp in the throes of breaking in recruits. An uncomfortable blend of childhood innocence and savage training, the photographs concentrate on the bond between the boys.

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— 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