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Boring
Boring
Michael Kelley
B&H Books

Designer: Tim Green
Design Firm: Faceout Studio
Other Credits: Illustration: Tim Green, Faceout Studio

Submitted into 50 Covers


Crash and Burn
Crash and Burn
Michael Hassan
Balzer + Bray, An Imprint of HarperCollins Publishers

Designer: Ray Shappell
Art Director: Alison Donalty
Other Credits: Photography by Christine Blackburne

Submitted into 50 Books
Submitted into 50 Covers


Innocence
Innocence
Dean Koontz
Bantam (Random House)

Designer: Scott Biel
Art Director: Paolo Pepe/Scott Biel
Other Credits: Jacket photo: Pawel Gaul/E+/Getty Images

Submitted into 50 Covers


An American Style: Global Sources for New York Textile and Fashion Design, 1915-1928
An American Style: Global Sources for New York Textile and Fashion Design, 1915-1928
Ann Marguerite Tartsinis
Bard Graduate Center, New York. Distributed by Yale University Press, New Haven / London.

Designer: Laura Grey
Art Director: Laura Grey
Design Firm: Bard Graduate Center: Decorative Arts, Design History, Material Culture

Submitted into 50 Books
Submitted into 50 Covers


The ONE Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth behind Extraordinary Results
The ONE Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth behind Extraordinary Results
Gary Keller and Jay Papasan
Bard Press

Designer: Caitlin McIntosh
Art Director: Caitlin McIntosh
Design Firm: Keller Williams Marketing
Other Credits: Managing Editor: Sherry Sprague Substantive Editor: Jeff Morris Copyeditor/Production Editor: Deborah Costenbader Proofreading: Deborah Costenbader, Luke Torn Text Design and Illustrations: Caitlin McIntosh Text Production: Hespenheide Design Jacket Design: Caitlin McIntosh, Michael Balistreri, Hespenheide Design Index: Linda Webster

Submitted into 50 Books
Submitted into 50 Covers


The Medical Book/The Physics Book/The Math Book
The Medical Book/The Physics Book/The Math Book
Clifford A. Pickover
Barnes & Noble

Designer: Steve Attardo
Art Director: Jo Obarowski
Design Firm: NINETYNORTH Design
Other Credits: 3 Part Series

Submitted into 50 Covers


Aristotle and Black Drama
Aristotle and Black Drama
Patrice D. Rankine
Baylor University Press

Designer: Tim Green
Design Firm: Faceout Studio

Submitted into 50 Covers


O velho e o mar (The old man and the sea)
O velho e o mar (The old man and the sea)
Ernest Hemingway
Bertrand Brasil

Designer: Angelo Allevato Bottino
Other Credits: Photo: Simon Roberts

Submitted into 50 Covers


Design Transitions: Inspiring Stories. Global Viewpoints. How Design is Changing.
Design Transitions: Inspiring Stories. Global Viewpoints. How Design is Changing.
Joyce Yee, Emma Jefferies, Lauren Tan
BIS

Designer: Joyce Yee
Art Director: Joyce Yee

Submitted into 50 Books
Submitted into 50 Covers


The Designer As...Author, Producer, Activist, Entrepreneur, Curator & Collaborator
The Designer As...Author, Producer, Activist, Entrepreneur, Curator & Collaborator
Steven McCarthy
BIS Publishers

Designer: Martin Venezky
Art Director: Martin Venezky
Design Firm: Martin Venezky's Appetite Engineers

Submitted into 50 Books
Submitted into 50 Covers


Skyscrapers: A History of the World's Most Extraordinary Buildings
Skyscrapers: A History of the World's Most Extraordinary Buildings
Judith Dupré
Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers

Design Firm: Eight and a Half, New York
Other Credits: Creative Director: Bonnie Siegler, Design Director: Andrew James Capelli, Designers: Bryan Lavery and Anthony Zukofsky

Submitted into 50 Books
Submitted into 50 Covers


The Secret Language of Color
The Secret Language of Color
Arielle Eckstut and Joann Eckstut
Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers

Design Firm: Eight and a Half, New York
Other Credits: Creative Director: Bonnie Siegler, Design Director: Andrew James Capelli, Designers: Bryan Lavery and Kristen Ren, Copywriting and Content Creation: Andrew James Capelli

Submitted into 50 Books
Submitted into 50 Covers


Equilateral
Equilateral
Ken Kalfus
Bloomsbury

Designer: Jaya Miceli
Art Director: Patti Ratchford

Submitted into 50 Covers


My Notorious Life by Madame X
My Notorious Life by Madame X
Kate Manning
Bloomsbury UK

Designer: David Ter-Avanesyan
Art Director: David Mann
Design Firm: Ter33Design

Submitted into 50 Covers


Sister Mother Husband Dog: Etc.
Sister Mother Husband Dog: Etc.
Delia Ephron
Blue Rider Press

Designer: Abby Weintraub
Art Director: Gregg Kulick

Submitted into 50 Covers


The Burn Palace
The Burn Palace
Stephen Dobyns
Blue Rider Press

Designer: Jason Booher
Art Director: Gregg Kulick

Submitted into 50 Covers


The Empty Chair
The Empty Chair
Bruce Wagner
Blue Rider Press

Designer: Gregg Kulick
Other Credits: Jacket Photograph by Peter Walton

Submitted into 50 Covers


My Digital Journey: The Portfolio of a Greeting Card Designer
My Digital Journey: The Portfolio of a Greeting Card Designer
Dasha Wagner
Blurb, Inc.

Designer: Dasha Wagner
Art Director: Dasha Wagner
Design Firm: DM Design Collection

Submitted into 50 Covers


The Moonstone
The Moonstone
Wilkie Collins
Bourbon Street Books / HarperCollins Publishers

Art Director: Richard Ljoenes
Design Firm: HarperCollins Publishers
Other Credits: The cover is a slight design update based on one of the classic editions by an unknown designer. Caseside background textures © THEPALMER/iStockphoto. Ornamental corners © ggodby/iStockphoto. Endpaper pattern © Electric Crayon/iStockphoto. The interior text has been reproduced from the first U.S. edition by Harper Brothers (1968).

Submitted into 50 Books
Submitted into 50 Covers


That's That
That's That
Colin Broderick
Broadway Books

Designer: Maria Elias
Art Director: James Massey

Submitted into 50 Books
Submitted into 50 Covers


Lithopedia
Lithopedia
Anne Keefe
Bull City Press

Art Director: Philip McFee
Design Firm: Flying Hand Studio
Other Credits: Digital composite art from images by Claudio Arnese and Dennis Kartavenko

Submitted into 50 Covers





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