ATG Quirkies: Print Book Covers As An Art Form

AIGA the professional association for design and their website Design Observer sponsor a 50 Books | 50 Covers competition in which a panel of experts “reviews and awards the best of book and cover designs published within the past year.”  And they have just announced “this year’s winning cover and winning book selections, along with a few trends the judges couldn’t help but notice while digging deep into the stacks to pare nearly 700 submissions down to 100 final selections. Those selections become part of a nearly century-long tradition, a visual history of of book design available to the public in the AIGA Design Archives…”

(Thanks to John Riley of Gabriel Books for providing ATG Quirkies)

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