The 12 best book covers of 2018 the new york times. Ryan doherty, celadons executive editor had given me a heads up that the whisper man was a very stephen king kind of title. Rejected covers is part of an ongoing series on rejected book cover designs, in which we invite cover artists to reveal some of the rejected ideas and inspirations behind a particular project. Will staehle is a designer and illustrator based in seattle. Will staehle is a freelance book designer residing in seattle, washington, and the former art director for harpercollins. He created the first three smokey bear posters for the u. The designers process vyki hendy july 16, 2019 book, cover, design, will staehle, magic for liars, sarah gailey comment will staehle is a designer and illustrator based in seattle, wa, where he runs his design studio unusual co. Just who is it that makes our books look so lovely. Staehle s first post cover appeared on the february 19, 1944 issue and showed a black and white cocker spaniel named butch chewing up a book of wartime rationing stamps.
Dec 30, 2016 top 10 favorite book covers for 2016 releases. Find and follow posts tagged will staehle on tumblr. When i was doing research for my top ten tuesday post on artsy covers back in 2014, i discovered a flood of amazing covers all designed by will staehle. Warren the th and the whispering woods warren the th is back in another lushly illustrated middle grade adventure. Saturday evening post cover staehle 1944 cocker spaniel chews war ration book. Will staehle is the creator of warren the th, and is an awardwinning designer and illustrator. Will staehle is the designer and illustrator who runs unusual co which focuses on commercial work and original content and is based on seattle, wa where he currently resides. Ashley holstrom the serpents secret by sayantani dasgupta, illustrated by vivienne to and designed by elizabeth parisi. Albert staehle was a popular american illustrator from the late 1930s into the mid1960s. Nina damario simple typographic cover, with the letters eu emphasized. This is an illustrated booklet on lw staehle and his irish related cachets. Will staehles cover art for the bulletcatchers daughter. He grew up reading comics and working summers at his parents design firm in wisconsin. Saturday evening post cover staehle 1944 cocker spaniel chews.
Ive designed a handful of covers for angry robot books over the years. He has illustrated several book covers, including those for v. He uses his design and illustration background to create bold covers, stylized posters, quirky websites and minicomics to ensure that he gets as little sleep as possible. Victor and eli started out as college roommatesbrilliant, arrogant, lonely boys who recognized the same sharpness and ambition in each other. Paste gives a lot of love to authors, but we also enjoy celebrating the book cover designers and illustrators whose work jumps off the shelves. Kittrich stretchable jumbo book cover fits books up to 8 x 10 lot of 2 new. Dig into these stunning best book covers of 2018, as selected by the book riot team. Schwabs vicious, a masterful tale of ambition, jealousy, and superpowers which will include. Books mentioned 10 a burglars guide to the city by geoff manaugh, cover designed by nayon cho 9 little nothing by marisa silver, cover design by.
The book covers sleek, stylish design blends in seamlessly with the premium design of the galaxy tab s. So its compulsory, if nothing else, which is a very good quality in a book cover. Saturday evening post june 8, 1946 albert staehle cover. Will staehle graphic design books, book design, book. Spinewill staehle discusses his cover design for sarah gaileys. The work of will staehle is inventive with an incredible range of style and content. Mysterious, technicolor symbols adorn the cover art of sarah gaileys magic for liars created by will staehle, an accomplished book designer, this gorgeous cover is. Jan 21, 2016 will staehle is a freelance book designer residing in seattle, washington, and the former art director for harpercollins. Jumbo book sox stretchable fabric book cover 9 x 11 black. The cover is described as a haunting doorway into the book s premise, in which an upwardly mobile bureaucrat is plagued by his memories of the chinese cultural revolution. Mar 15, 2019 staehles produced new covers for all of doctorows novels, including an ingenious diecut dustjacket for the hardcover of walkaway a design which works best if you are looking at a physical copy of the book. The book cover archive, for the appreciation and categorization of excellence in book cover design. He now spends his days designing book covers, posters, and minicomics, to ensure he gets as little sleep as possible.
Here are the book covers that caught my eye this month. Numerous images of each artists covers are shown in a cataloglike format, which is nice because more images could be included, and allows for easy comparison between covers. From a bold and bright approach to covers to a subtler take, it didnt take long for me become a fan of staehle s work so here are ten covers that i cant get enough of. Cover design by will staehle staehle also designed two of pastes favorite book covers of 2017. This time we have will staehle, the amazing designer behind the us cover of a darker shade of magic, by v. A full listing with 47 illustrations of all the recognised irish related cachets he designed including first day covers. Jan 07, 2016 the 10 best book covers of january 2016. Schwabs a darker shade of magic for will staehle s cover. Truly one of the most memorable blood drops in recent crime cover history.
The novel is a detective story set in an alternative history version of the present day, based on the premise that during world war ii, a temporary settlement for jewish refugees was established in sitka, alaska, in 1941, and that the fledgling state of israel was destroyed in 1948. Jul 22, 2019 the cover is described as a haunting doorway into the books premise, in which an upwardly mobile bureaucrat is plagued by his memories of the chinese cultural revolution. Possibly staehles most iconic cover in recent years was his illustration for v. Find staehle and fluegel from a vast selection of covers. For the whisper man, you art directed the brilliant illustrator will staehle to create the cover. Shaun hamill, a cosmology of monsters pantheon cover design. The 12 best book covers of june not a beach in sight. Will staehle, author of the yiddish policemens union, on librarything librarything is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers home groups talk zeitgeist. I also love the way the title wraps around the top, a definite risk in terms of. Anthony horowitz, the sentence is death harper cover design by will staehle. From his iconic work on michael crichtons novels to his colorful, vibrant covers for michael chabon, if youre a book lover, youve seen his iconic work. Im will staehle, the designer and illustrator behind unusual co. Why europe will run the 21st century by mark leonard designer. Haggar described the book, staehle recalls, as a tense.
A n ew cover by wil staehle, cover artist of the iconic shades of magic trilogy covers schwabs short story set within the vicious universe, warm up a teaser for the upcoming. Johnston, and passenger by alexandra bracken behind the cover nim benreuven revenge and the wild, by michelle modesto behind the cover jenna stempel this savage song, by v. The vibrant color scheme is congruous with the books adorable premise, and the textured teal background of algorithms is not only a shoutout to stellas penchant for numbers, but on a deeper level, speaks to michael and stellas didactic relationship. Please click on the book cover to see descriptions, age ranges, author bio, etc. I love the evil eye, the liars cross, the bold primary colors. If book covers didnt matter, publishers wouldnt put out so many beautiful editions.
Unusual corporation is the studio of will staehle staylee. Tania del rio and will staehle tattered cover book. Akers, westside harper voyage cover design by owen corrigan. Can you tell when a book is designed by a particular designer or illustrator. The yiddish policemens union is a 2007 novel by american author michael chabon. From a bold and bright approach to covers to a subtler take, it didnt take long for me become a fan of staehles work so here are ten covers that i cant get enough of. Book cover art is the best when the story is represented. Millers new dystopian novel gives readers a glimpse into its menacing world without any exposition. Vengeful is the second novel in the villains duology, released on september 25, 2018. The curious life of robert hooke cover design by will staehle harper perennial more information find this pin and more on books nonfiction covers by emily weigel. Here staehle details for spine what went into the creation of the cover. A new cover by wil staehle, cover artist of the iconic shades of magic trilogy coversschwabs short story set within the vicious universe, warm upa teaser for the upcoming sequel, vengeful victor and eli started out as.
The samsung galaxy tab s book cover snaps securely to the tablet to provide you with sturdy, durable protection for both the front and back of the device. P lease be sure to include the name of your school in the notes section of the order, and if youd like to pick the book up at school. I love a cover with a flipped image, this one showing a welldressed man and woman on. Will staehle, cover artist of they eat puppies, dont they. May 02, 2014 is pleased to reveal will staehles cover art for the bullet catchers daughter, the first book in rod duncans the fall of the gaslit empire duology. Behind the cover vincent chong the lie tree, by frances hardinge behind the cover marci senders a thousand nights, by e.
We will be accepting orders tuesdays at 10am through saturdays at 5pm. In their senior year, a shared research interest in adrenaline, neardeath experiences, and seemingly supernatural events reveals an intriguing. The book s present day takes place 5 years after the events of vicious. Behind the design of the whisper man cover celadon books. Aug 10, 2017 will staehle is the creator of warren the th, and is an awardwinning designer and illustrator. The designers process vyki hendy october 16, 2017 book, cover, design, a man of shadows, jeff noon, will staehle comment will staehle is a designer and illustrator based in seattle. Welcome to by the cover, where ill be spotlighting some of those artists that make your books look so gorgeous. Crazy beautiful book covers the fundamental rule of all readers is to never judge a book by its cover, but ilhether we spot a gorgeous book in someones hands or displayed in a bookstore, the cover piques our curiosity. Will staehle on designing warren the th quirk books.
Warren the th the whispering woods tagged tania del rio, unusual corp, warren the th, warren the thirteenth, will staehle 1 comment. This sequel to warren the th and the allseeing eye begins soon after the first book s conclusion. A book of illustration and short fiction by 12 pairs of writers and illustrators, designed and published by sing statistics. Jan 24, 2017 when i was doing research for my top ten tuesday post on artsy covers back in 2014, i discovered a flood of amazing covers all designed by will staehle. Forest service 1945 to 1947 and was a prolific illustrator of magazine and billboard advertising.
Vicious is a adult science fiction paranormal novel by v. Among the amazing work in his portfolio is the jacket for jeff noons a man of shadows. A biography and collectibles guide 9780615123066 by sharon damkaer and a great selection of similar new, used and collectible books available now at great prices. Vicious a trade paperback repackage of new york times bestseller v. In addition to rendering a wellwritten, compelling characterdriven story by archies manga author of sabrinas teenage witch, and who by the looks of it clearly knows how to write to young adult readers on the level, this book also delights by the artistic illustrations from book cover designer will staehle. Will staehle is the designer and illustrator who runs unusual co which focuses on. You might know of him because of his artwork aptly named the. Obviously i had to track down the artist who designed such an awesome cover.
Within publishing, there are widely recognized positions like that of a book. Saturday evening post cover 1944 albert staehle cocker spaniel v war ration book. The best book designs in crime, mystery, and thrillers. Magic for liars came across my desk at a particularly busy time for me, but the book concept was really interesting, and i was excited to take the. Saturday evening post june 8, 1946 albert staehle cover various on. Celadons creative director anne twomey gives us the scoop on how the whisper mans striking, blackandwhite cover came to be. Spinewill staehle discusses his cover design for sarah. The magazines sold out quickly and mail poured in to defend the mischievous puppy. The cover has a poster feel, which contains a statistical inventory of the contents.
Darren haggar, vp art director at penguin press, hired will staehle, who owns the design studio unusual co. Will staehle designs minimalist covers that convey a lot with clean lines and balanced art. The best book covers of 2018 will make your eyes so happy. The cover of garths latest novel, a sudden light, has received an extraordinary amount of praise since its release, so we decided to share the story of its inception. Book cover designs is full of chapters featuring several book cover designers, detailing their influences and creative processes. Its time to judge books by their covers once again. Beautiful book covers to brighten your day skillshare.542 1487 1006 624 1513 4 1111 877 1433 34 1518 332 1016 687 1455 376 1220 435 600 1259 42 455 1576 1194 1011 1224 1399 133 285 689 166 1615 920 649 347 879 477 587 932 1436 330