Covers done right: 10 book and magazine covers that are just gorgeous

Cover by Derek Colligan for Sherlock Holmes and the Queen of Diamonds.

Book cover illustration by Derek Colligan for: Sherlock Holmes and the Queen of Diamonds by Steve Hayes and David Whitehead

Cover design by Emily Sutton Gorgeous

Penguin Essentials Releases 10 Gorgeous New Cover Designs for Classic Novels

Creative book cover design of iconic scene from Hamlet.

I've been reading Hanlet in school and let me tell me tell you, it's good! Hamlet by William Shakespeare. Read A book I should have read in high school. Shakespeare Book Covers by Chris Hall

Peter and the Wolf (2006)

Best Graphic Design of 2013

This book cover shows excellent figure ground/negative space. The contours formed by the position of the fox serve as the shape of a boy, I'm assuming "Peter." This empty space also creates a wonderful focal point for the book title to nestle into.

The Book of Strange New Things by Michel Faber

32 Of The Most Beautiful Book Covers Of 2014

The Book of Strange New Things by Michel Faber; art direction and design Rafi Romaya; illustration Yehrin Tong (Canongate / October —via The Casual Optimist