Cover Collage: Text-Only

November 10, 2016

They say you can't judge a book by its cover...but in the instances of these text-only book covers, maybe you can? Many in today's collage are poetry collections, and no surprises there: we don't envy any designer the difficult task of boiling down a collection of words to an image. It's far from a cop-out, though: these exquisitely-set type-only covers would be beautiful additions to any collection.

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They say you can't judge a book by its cover...but in the instances of these text-only book covers, maybe you can? Many in today's collage are poetry collections, and no surprises there: we don't envy any designer the difficult task of boiling down a collection of words to an image. It's far from a cop-out, though: these exquisitely-set type-only covers would be beautiful additions to any collection.

Special shout outs to the clever transposing of the words "Smoke" and "Proofs" with the author's name, and the cool, calm blue Futura on Erin Wunker's latest collection of essays, hiding an awesome feminist fire within.

Cover Collage: Text-Only Oh There You Are I Can't See You Is It Raining? Canticles I There Are No Solid Gold Dancers Anymore Smoke Proofs Poems Suitable to Current Material Conditions Shenzheners The Witch of the Inner Wood Notes from a Feminist Killjoy

 

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