top book cover designs of 2009
dec 27, 2009
top book cover designs of 2009

l: ‘chronic city’ uk edition by miriam rosenbloom

‘cheers! a history of beer in canada’ by david gee

we bring you another best of the year lists, this time it’s the book design review’s favoutrite book designs
of 2009. the list includes some of their picks from the world of book jacket designs. the list includes
everything from penguin classics to contemporary non-fiction. the collection has a strong partiality
towards minimal design and strong graphic layouts. the list is a good indicator of where book design
trends were this past year and perhaps, points to where they are going. while you can simply look at the
designs, readers have also voted for their favourites, with the design for ‘columbine’ by henry sene yee
as the overall favourite.

l: ‘valkyrie by jason booher

r: ‘the great perhaps’ by jamie keenan

l: ‘columbine’ by henry sene yee

r: ‘perforated heart’ by jason heuer

l: ‘experimental geography’ by kelly blair

r: ‘the penguin book of gaslight crime’illustration by jaya miceli

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