Book cover designs have to reflect the author's vision, the story and the characters inside those pages. We've seen some inspiring Penguin book cover designs (opens in new tab) in the past but moving out of its shadow, there's some pretty incredible work going on too.
A designer at Random House (opens in new tab) in New York City, artist Isabel Urbina Peña (opens in new tab) has created these gorgeous designs for a number of its titles. Using geometric shapes, minimal layouts and some beautiful handwriting fonts (opens in new tab), they're visually impeccable.
"While each book is different, my process usually starts the same way, by reading the book, taking copious notes of ideas and passages and sketching," Urbina exaplins. "I love typography and lettering, so I try to do a custom lettered piece for every book I can."
See more incredible work on Isabela Urbina's website (opens in new tab).
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