68 Book Cover Ideas To Inspire Your Next Book

March 20, 2018 - Book Design - 1 Comment

Three typographically-led book covers

[Last updated: 10/26/2018] You know the mantra: “Don’t judge a book by its cover.” But that’s easier to say than do. A book's cover is your not-so-secret weapon when it comes to sales and the reader's very first impression of a book. Or, as famed designer Paul Sahre once put it in an interview with Penguin Random House: ... read more »

What Are the Standard Book Sizes in Publishing?

November 30, 2017 - Book Design - 11 Comments

Standard Book Sizes in Publishing

[Last updated 10/26/2018] Glance at the nearest bookshelf. Have you noticed that books come in all shapes and sizes? Contrary to popular belief, this isn’t because publishers are out to obliterate the perfect symmetry of our bookshelves. The truth is that book sizes vary based on each individual book — and publishers determine these sizes ... read more »