Brilliant New Cover Art For Orwell’s 1984
The cover art for Penguin’s latest edition of George Orwell’s classic dystopian tale is fantastic!
Designer David Pearson said that the design went through numerous iterations as to,
“Establish just the right amount of print obliteration. Eventually we settled on printing and debossing, as per the Great Ideas series [Why I Write shown, above], with the difference being that the title and author name were then blocked out using matt black foil. This had the effect of partially flattening the debossed letters, leaving just enough of a dent for the title to be determined – though I can’t vouch for it’s success on Amazon.”