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Thursday, October 15, 2009

Five for Friday, 10.16.09

Gimme Something Better; design by Jen Wang:

Love and Obstacles; design by Roberto de Vicq de Cumptich:

The Education of a British-Protected Child; design by Barbara de Wilde:

Sex With Kings; design by Faith Laurel:

Nothing to Be Frightened Of; design by Megan Wilson:


Nick said...

I like the neat last two but not the first three.

1. Too much text to appreciate the art

2. I don't like the typo and I'm slightly fed up with the book-within-book concept.

3. It hurts my eyes.

Anonymous said...

Love the second one, if only for what was done with the text, and I would like the last one a lot more if the type was a little more interesting.

The Oxen of the Sun said...

Hmm, I kind of hate the last one. I thought to myself "what's frightening about looking into a brown paper bag?"

Eve said...

I love the first three best. This is such a fun blog. I love Five for Friday.


Protagitron said...

I like the second and the last one. The others are fine, except I found Sex With Kings to be a little busy, but that's probably the publisher's fault between the PS tag and the NY Times quote.

Raina said...

All are eh, except for the first. Although I totally agree about the busyness of the text overpowering the image. It would have so much more impact if they did something different with the subtitle (maybe fit it in the spaces between the main title words?). Also, the penguin is in a horribly distracting place.