The Evolution of Book Covers In The Digital Age

The Evolution of Book Covers In The Digital Age
Design

How does the increasing use of online platforms for the purchase of books impact the role of the book cover?

Kyle Studstill
  • 30 july 2010

Media and publishing futurist James Birdle of booktwo.org points to the changing role of the book cover as print media becomes more ephemeral –

“I say ephemeralisation rather than digitisation because it’s not just a physical transformation we’re going through, it’s a cognitive one,” Birdle notes.

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