cover art design

Cover Art by john cheng

"The Art of Cover Design." This video from Random House features cover designers Christopher Brand, Chip Kidd, Peter Mendelsund, Marysarah Quinn, and Robbin Schiff and explains the process behind what it takes to create an engaging book cover.

One of the most exciting aspects of any book's publication is the design of its cover. Though many voices participate in this creative process, it's the designer's expertise that is most critical in making a compelling, eye-catching, and meaningful visual representation of the author's work to entice readers.