This designer has clearly stated the metaphor through his direct imagery. ‘Thinking about you Thinking about me’ is clearly demonstrated in the book cover as we see a man in side a woman’s mind and that woman inside that mans mind. The visual metaphor helps viewers to understand the complexity of human interaction.
When people think of “evolution”, they often picture the “March of Progress”. This popular visual metaphor, a line of individuals leading from apes to humans (top), goes back to Rudolph Zallinger’s classic illustration for the Early Man volume of the Life Nature Library series published by Time-Life Books. But that illustration was never meant to show a direct evolutionary lineage—several of the figures were explicitly mentioned as side branches. Evolution is not linear, but branching, with…
SURUSH - This particular book cover by Dennis Cooper has a very unique visual metaphor through its simple image. The image is essentially of a cucumber and/or pickle, which is highly regarded as an odd shaped ugly fruit. Ultimately without giving a literal image of an 'ugly man' the fruit itself portrays the concept in a way in which the viewer must think and visualise.
Mia-this image presents a man who get a buib head, i think it means the man who always get clever ideas, it metaphors ideas come out or creat something new, the buib is lighting, like the process the idea come out.
CYNN - For this book cover, a metaphor was used to express the title/content of the book, which is about being positive. Here again, a very simplistic yet effective imagery is used. The fishes could represents men and the 2 aquariums could represent social classes, failure v/s success, normal v/s extraordinary. All in all, the metaphor here is that we have to think positively and think that we can achieve anything, and then we will eventually be able to achieve what we set our minds to.