Monday, 31 August 2015

Interesting Blogs: Why Do So Many of This Year’s Book Covers Have the Same Design Style?

Over at Slate they are musing why so many of this summer's blogs have the same style of cover art.

"Inspired by the “flat design” that’s become standard on the Web, these covers take on a minimalist style characterized by bright colors, simple layouts, and lots of white space. Several different designers and publishers have used this approach on hardcovers and paperbacks alike, especially those aiming for the upmarket-but-still-commercial-fiction-for-ladies sweet spot." Read the rest here

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