Book cover design inspiration, beauty, and fun

Book cover design inspiration

My inbox was full of book cover design articles last month. Here are two of the best for you. Enjoy!

This article by Dan Wagstaff displays amazingly creative book covers. It’s a visual treat to scroll through it.

This one in Publishers Weekly shows a cover redesign. It’s interesting to see the art direction and progression.


A friend told me about this song and I love it so much I thought I’d share it with you: “Heart is Wide Open” by Danya River.


Pantone unveils the color of the year: Greenery.  “A fresh and zesty yellow-green shade that evokes the first days of spring when nature’s greens revive, restore, and renew. Illustrative of flourishing foliage and the lushness of the great outdoors, the fortifying attributes of Greenery signals individuals to take a deep breath, oxygenate, and reinvigorate.”

Help for Independent Presses

Book Design and Production

Have you written a nonfiction or fiction manuscript? After it has been professionally edited, I can design the interior pages and cover, plus guide you through the maze of book publishing and printing. To get started, call me at 503-690-2438 to discuss your project and my helpful guide for authors.