• Good Movies as Old Books: 100 Films Reimagined as Vintage Book Covers

    2 days ago - By Open Culture

    At one time paperback books were thought of as trash, a term that described their perceived artistic and cultural level, production value, and utter disposability. This changed in the mid-20th century, when certain paperback publishers (Doubleday Anchor, for example, who hired Edward Gorey to design their covers in the 1950s ) made a push for respectability. It worked so well that the signature aesthetics they developed still, nearly a lifetime later, pique our interest more readily than those of any other era.
    Even today, graphic designers put in the time and effort to master the art of...
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