By Calvin Emerson
If you publish in a genre or category where readers expect fresh and new book cover designs, it pays to know what the design trends are at any time. Like other forms of fashion, styles in illustration, typography, and visual approach change from time to time, and just by looking at recent covers you can see that the designs tend to replicate across the genre, with many similar covers every season.
Over at 99designs.com they have a good feel for where the fashion in cover designs is moving, since they get to see so many cover design projects. In this post, Calvin Emerson talks about trends to look for in 2018. Enjoy.
Sales studies have proven what book lovers have known for years: nothing can replace the experience of reading a print book. The smell, the paper feel, and even the book cover design all contribute that little something extra