Description Collections: 50 Covers of 2010 Discipline: Book design Format: Book, Book cover Credits Design firm: W. Norton & Co. Art director: Ingsu Liu Jacket designer: Jason Booher Publisher: W. Norton & Co. Trim size: x
Basically the whole story is about not to judge a book by its cover, or in this case, not to judge a boy by his face. August is bullied and teased about the way his face looks, but you really have to get to know the person before you judge them.
Christian Jackson of Square Inch Design, created a series of hyper-minimalist poster designs for a myriad of classic children’s stories we’ve grown to know and love. Check out the poster's below (buy the prints here) and be sure to visit the Square Inch D
This simple idea of using almost a newspaper style print in the background of the cover and then overlaying the title onto it really works for illustrating the book and giving key parts of the book without giving to much away.