Thursday, March 23, 2017

Re-Discovering the Classics


We’ve been always told to never judge a book by its cover. But there is no shame if a beautiful cover entices you to pick up a classic. 

Many designers are foraying into the field of book designing with the aim that good literature is read by many, and one way of doing it, is by communicating what a book holds inside by depicting it in a modern way on the outside. The visual imagery that urges one to pick up a book is what new book covers are doing for the good old classics, and I for one, am totally buying into this so called ‘gimmick’As a book hoarder, nothing excites me more than the look and feel of a new book. And when some of my favourite classics are re-imagined in a way that connects instantly to the literature and the intent of the author, I buy the book without giving a second thought.

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1 comment:

  1. Oh Aditi, that was a fun read. I got reminded of some books I really wanted to re-read again. Loved The great gatsby, and also Pride and Predudice I would like to read again. Thanks for bringing them back up again- great post my friend. Lots of love your way XXXXX

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