Impressed by gutsy covers that don’t always accommodate the viewer.1 Lightning struck twice when I saw two this week.
The first is by the Dutch designer Irma Boom for a monograph on Sheila Hicks. (I’ll tweet a Boom-related video later in the week.)
The second is the US release of a Metallica bio that has the cover image printed in grey, on a black background. It’s a little harder to read on the actual cover than in this .jpg. (Homage to Metallica’s 1991 black album. I remember the CDs looking like this.