Chip Kidd is the author of many books: fiction, non-fiction, comics and one graphic novel. Some popular titles include “The Cheese Monkeys”,” Batman: Death by Design”, “Go: A Kidd’s guide to Graphic Design”. He designs more than 70 book covers per year. He worked with some well-known authors: Bret Easton Ellis, Haruki Murakami, Dean Koontz, Cormac McCarthy and many others.
Below you will find a list of 5 principles that guide Chip Kidd’s designs, and which could be used by any book cover illustrator or designer.
We know, we know, there is only one genuine golden rule. But designing a magazine cover is such a complex process, that boiling down the whole process to a single rule isn’t quite possible.
That’s why we’ve outlined ten, equally important principles, for you to consider when designing your magazine cover. Not everybody can design a successful magazine cover, but you can learn from the best.
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