Michael Jackson through magazine covers

If you look back on any normal person’s life, you’ll probably be greeted with homemade videos and photo albums. But notice we said normal. Michael Jackson’s history is anything but normal. Instead of homemade videos, you can watch Michael Jackson slide his way across a stage while being viewed by millions. Instead of pictures in […]

book cover series design

Books are like people. Just like each person has their personal style that makes them easily noticeable, each book should have their unique features to be quickly recognizable by bibliophiles. Moreover, this aspect is even more important when it comes to book series. Your loyal fans have to figure out immediately that one standalone book […]

magazine cover templates

How much can a cover influence the popularity of a magazine? How difficult it is to create a spectacular magazine cover? Where can we find some magazine cover templates to get our inspiration from? The aim of this article is to answer best all of these questions. Are you ready? Let’s get started! Without a […]

How to improve your magazine cover design. Learn from the professionals

When it comes to tips on how to improve your magazine cover design, few publishers get it right. And you surely know who I’m talking about. All these big publishers like Vogue, National Geographic or The New Yorker who are pioneers when we think of magazine design and made history with their iconic covers. Sure, we […]

design mistakes magazine covers

Every job comes with rules. Of course, some rules should be broken, given a fresh take and breathed some life in. However, there are some rules that you should never break. Magazine cover design is a good example of a job where some rules are there for a reason. We have witnessed many magazine cover […]

book cover design cover photo

Let’s face it. We all judge a book by its cover. When it comes to selling your own books, an efficient book cover design will surely make a difference. Attracting readers is no easy job, so using a book cover template will come in handy.  Here’s Flipsnack’s ultimate guide to designing your own book cover. […]

2017 creative magazine covers

This year is fast approaching its end. It’s been excellent for some and it’s also been awful for others, so take your pick. However, there’s one thing that we can all agree on: 2017 has been a year of incredible creativity in the publishing industry. This is why we thought it would be a great […]

InDesign covers and layouts

This is the 4th part of the series named “ How to design a catalog using InDesign”, and it is focused on how to create the front cover, layouts and the back cover. This approach is focused more on design principles. For more technical information check Part 2 – Adding elements   Cover The cover […]

evolution of book covers design

Everyone knows the age-old saying “Don’t judge a book by it’s cover”, but we have to be realistic and admit that everyone does that. A great book cover design should make you think. It should communicate about the story that is between the covers, to spark an interest about the topic. The style in which […]