Minimalist Monday – 50 Awesome Minimalist Book Covers

Inspiration March 11, 2013

Hello creatives! It’s Minimalist Monday once again and today we showcase how minimalism has conquered our libraries at home, school or office through the covers of our favorite books. Most of us would agree that a well designed book cover plays an important role in its success. And as designers, we would most probably judge a book by its cover.

 

Minimalist Monday – 50 Awesome Minimalist Book Covers

 

Minimalist book covers are oftentimes characterized by less graphics and colors, use of simple typography and images and less content. The combination of these characteristics comprises an effective minimalist book cover that is striking enough to convince every reader to flip through its pages.

Below are 50 of the most amazing minimalist book covers out there for your inspiration or your reference for the next addition to your growing library of awesome reads!

 

An Ethics Of Interrogation

An Ethics Of Interrogation | Designer: Isaac Tobin | Source

 

Capture The Flag

Capture The Flag | Designer: David Drummond | Source

 

Navigators Of The Contemporary

Navigators Of The Contemporary | Designer: Isaac Tobin | Source

 

The Crow's Vow

The Crow’s Vow| Designer: David Drummond | Source

 

The Storm

The Storm | Designer: Barbara De Wilde | Source

 

Pale Fire

Pale Fire | Designer: Stephen Doyle | Source

 

The Eye

The Eye | Designer: John Gall | Source

 

Americans In Paris

Americans In Paris | Designer: Number 17 | Source

 

Sono: Cantos

Sono: Cantos | Designer: Peter Mendelsund | Source

 

The Sunset Limited

The Sunset Limited | Designer: Chip Kidd™ | Source

 

Columbine

Columbine | Designer: Henry Sene Yee | Source

 

Writings From The Zen Masters

Writings From The Zen Masters | Designer: Alistair Hall | Source

 

Googled

Googled | Designers: Ben Wiseman and Christopher Brand | Source

 

Revolution And War

Revolution And War | Designer: David Pearson | Source

 

Locke 1928

Locke 1928 | Designer: Gabriele Wilson | Source

 

Last Last Chance

Last Last Chance | Designer: Henry Sene Yee | Source

 

Peace

Peace | Designer: Helen Yentus | Source

 

The Weight Of Nothing

The Weight Of Nothing | Designer: John Fulbrook III | Source

 

These Granite Islands

These Granite Islands | Designer: John Fulbrook III | Source

 

Four Days In November

Four Days In November | Designer: Greg Mollica | Source

 

Falling Man: A Novel

Falling Man: A Novel | Designer: John Fulbrook III | Source

 

Under Sleep

Under Sleep | Designer: Chip Kidd™ | Source

 

No One Belongs Here More Than You

No One Belongs Here More Than You | Designer: John Fulbrook III | Source

 

The Life You Can Save

The Life You Can Save | Designer: Thomas Beck Stvan | Source

 

The Summer Of The Ubume

The Summer Of The Ubume | Designer: Triboro | Source

 

Material Material

Material Material | Designer: Kyle Poff | Source

 

Sweet Bird Of Youth

Sweet Bird Of Youth | Designer: John Gall | Source

 

Clown Girl

Clown Girl | Designer: Pinch | Source

 

Short Short Stories
Short Short Stories | Designer: Supermundane | Source

 

Three Trips

Three Trips | Designer: Romek Marber | Source

 

Wet Apples, White Blood

Wet Apples, White Blood | Designer: David Drummond | Source

 

Leviathan

Leviathan | Designer: Leo Nickolls | Source

 

The Kingdom Of Infinite Space

The Kingdom Of Infinite Space | Designer: Thomas Starr | Source

 

Reasons To Be Cheerful

Reasons To Be Cheerful | Illustrator: Barney Bubbles | Source

 

Schild’s Ladder

Schild’s Ladder | Designer: Emma Wallace | Source

 

God: A Biography

God: A Biography | Designer: Michael Bierut | Source

 

The Body: A Novel

The Body: A Novel | Designers: Tamara Shopsin and Paul Sahre | Source

 

Bush On The Couch

Bush On The Couch | Designer: Rodrigo Corral | Source

 

Angry Candy

Angry Candy | Designer: David Blankenship | Source

 

Just After Sunset: Stories

Just After Sunset: Stories | Typeface: Matrix | Source

 

Bodies

Bodies | Designer: Henry Sene Yee | Source

 

Imprint

Imprint | Designer: Daniel Eatock | Source

 

The Manly Modern

The Manly Modern | Designer: David Drummond | Source

 

The Book Of Dead Philosophers

The Book Of Dead Philosophers | Designer: John Gall | Source

 

Crooked Little Vein

Crooked Little Vein | Designer: Siege | Source

 

Bad Monkeys

Bad Monkeys | Designer: Will Staehle | Source

 

The Spirit Of St. Louis

The Spirit Of St. Louis | Designers: Paul Sahre and Tamara Shopsin | Source

 

Can I Have A Word With You?

Can I Have A Word With You? |  Designer: David Drummond | Source

 

The Abomination

The Abomination | Designer: Chip Kidd™ | Source

 

Faithful

Faithful | Designer: Gray318 | Source

 

SEE ALSO: Classic Book Covers Redesigned

 

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Kerby is an online marketer who has a keen eye in print design and creative artworks. When not at work, he spends most of his time in completing his sketchbooks with doodles and illustrations from anything that inspires him to draw. He is an avid fan of Japanese Anime, manga and some comic book characters. Check out his illustration blog and portfolio for more info.

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  • Ronald Almeida

    Only the following were worth their salt (In order of appearance) : A) The
    ethics of interrogation. B) Writings From the Zen Masters. C) The summer of the
    Ubume. D) Schild’s Ladder. E) Imprint.

  • http://www.clippingpathzone.com/ Sila Mahmud

    Wonderful tutorial..Thanks for sharing.