totally judging a book by its cover

i know we’re not supposed to, but i can’t help it. i haven’t even heard of half of the titles below, but i want to read every one of them just so i can be a little bit closer to their loveliness. the design should be a complement to the words, no doubt, but designer Gabriele Wilson threatens to take the staring role with these boldly simple cover designs:

image courtesy of bookcoverarchive.com

image courtesy of bookcoverarchive.com

image courtesy of bookcoverarchive.com

image courtesy of bookcoverarchive.com

image courtesy of bookcoverarchive.com

image courtesy of bookcoverarchive.com

see more of ms. wilson’s and other talented design work at the book cover archive.

{all images via bookcoverarchive.com}

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2 Responses to “totally judging a book by its cover”

  1. KT Says:

    Oh I totally judge a book by its cover and I’m not ashamed 🙂

    These are great!

    • larooblog Says:

      agreed! you should really check out the rest of the archive sometime. incredibly inspiring, for us judgmental types:)

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