On March 11th sci-fi fans around the world celebrated the life and work of author Douglas Adams. Two years ago, British graphic designer and typographer Andrew Lee designed an entirely new set of book covers for five of Adams’ most popular works.
The minimalist, duotone covers were clearly influenced by early astronaut mission patches and 50s sci-fi inspired art work.
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- Don’t Panic! Google Honors Douglas Adams (abcnews.go.com)
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- COVER LOVE: My Favourite Typography on Book Covers (readinginwinter.com)