25 Beautiful Examples of Book Illustration

April 8, 2019 - Book Design - Leave your thoughts

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We all remember the signature illustrations of our childhood reads: the wild scribbles of Quentin Blake, the gentle watercolors of Beatrix Potter, the simple line drawings of Shel Silverstein, and so on. Indeed, many book illustrations become indelibly linked to the stories they depict. And they’re not just limited to picture books! Many works of ... read more »


How to Choose the Right Book Cover Dimensions

March 29, 2018 - Book Design - 3 Comments

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[Last updated 10/30/2018] When we talk about book cover design, we often talk about the color palette, typography and use of images. What we rarely mention are the dimensions of the cover. After all, it’s usually determined by the book’s trim size. That, or it’s seemingly inconsequential, as most new independent authors rely on ebook ... read more »