The Gollancz Science Fiction Classics Covers

A good example of strik­ing design. These cov­ers stand out and — not typ­ic­ally for sci­ence fic­tion — there is a clear sense that the cov­er reflects the iden­tity of the book.

Creative Review has been speak­ing to Gollancz about their new range of sci­ence fic­tion clas­sics.

Each cov­er was cre­ated using A4 paper, with all the typo­graphy prin­ted and placed on the struc­ture by hand,” Jones [says]. “We then pho­to­graphed each paper struc­ture and, upon see­ing the ori­gin­al black and white images, we didn’t feel that any tweak­ing or fur­ther alter­a­tions were needed.”

A good example of strik­ing design. These cov­ers stand out and — not typ­ic­ally for sci­ence fic­tion — there is a clear sense that the cov­er reflects the iden­tity of the book.

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