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Burning Book Covers

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Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum
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Published Date:
Fri, 04 Nov 2016 13:00:57 +0000
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Object of the Day
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Description:
1997-49-4If you’re judging this book by its cover, Chip Kidd’s 1989 design for Watching the Body Burn by Thomas Glynn might encourage you to wonder what crazy contents lie within. The disjointed imagery, text, and loud colors certainly draw consumer attention, but Kidd’s design is more than a sales tactic—the frenetic cover design complements the...
Topic:
Design
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