Penguin unveils cover designs for new Essentials range

Date
3 August 2015
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1 minute read

Penguin has unveiled covers for its new Penguin Essentials range, each of which is created by a different artist. The range draws together books the publisher deems to be “some of the most important books from the last 100 years, with covers designed by contemporary artists so that they feel fresh and unexpected, appealing to a new generation of readers.” The artists behind the new range include Rol Overwekk, Jan Van Der Veken and Oliver Hibert.

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Christopher Worker: In the Country of Men

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Jan Van Der Veken: Perfume

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Jan Van Der Veken: Perfume

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Ali Campbell: A Passage to India 

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Attak: Asylum

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Attak: Asylum

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Rol Overwekk: Billy Liar

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Oddds: Foe 

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Oddds: Foe 

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Oliver Hibert: Hideous Kinky 

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Ricardo Valiente: The History of Love

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Ricardo Valiente: The History of Love

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Colt Bowden: Mosquito Coast  

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Aitch: Moon Tiger

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Aitch: Moon Tiger

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Emily joined It’s Nice That as Online Editor in the summer of 2014 after four years at Design Week. She is particularly interested in graphic design, branding and music. After working It's Nice That as both Online Editor and Deputy Editor, Emily left the company in 2016.

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