valentine's day: popular literature with heart centered covers
valentine's day: popular literature with heart centered covers valentine's day: popular literature with heart centered covers
feb 14, 2013

valentine's day: popular literature with heart centered covers

the cover of ‘in search of lost time’ by marcel proust is tailored to include a heart graphic by eurydyka kata & rafał szczawiński



valentine’s day is upon us, and what better way to celebrate love than through literature. designers eurydyka kata & rafał szczawiński have had fun with the surprisingly versatile shape of the heart to create graphics for the cover of each book that somehow cleverly weaves the form into the image. each picture uses the shape as the center of the composition around which a symbolic illustration and typography are arranged. the novels range from pulp romances through to venerable classics to postmodernist experiments – but all feature some version of the eternal love theme. happy valentine’s day!



the cover of ‘the vagina monologues’ by eve ensler



the cover of ‘lolita’ by vladimir nabokov



the cover of ‘a good year’ by peter mayle



the cover of ‘memoirs of a geisha’ by arthur golden



the cover of ‘bridget jones’s diary’ by helen fielding



the cover of ‘the hunchback of notre-dame’ by victor hugo



the cover of ‘homer’s daughter’ by robert graves



the cover of ‘the gambler’ by dostoyevsky



the cover of ‘cider house rules’ by john irving



the cover of ‘ireland’ by frank delaney



the cover of ‘quo vadis quo vadis’ by henryk sienkiewicz



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