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Triangles Are My Favourite Shape Part Two

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To paraphrase The Smiths circa 1987, I may have started something I can’t finish with this triangles on book covers thing. Typical me. This is my second post on the topic, and there is one more in the works, but then I think I will be done. Enjoy…

Antifragile by Nassim Nicolas Taleb (Penguin hardcover November 2012)

Antifragile by Nassim Nicolas Taleb (Penguin paperback November 2013)

Design by Jim Stoddart

castle-kafka
The Castle by Franz Kafka; design by Peter Mendelsund (Schocken 2011)

dark-winter
The Dark Winter by David Mark; design by Jamie Keenan (Blue Rider Press October 2012)

dubliners
Dubliners by James Joyce; artwork Apfel Zet (Penguin April 2012)

generation-a
Generation A by Douglas Coupland; design by Jennifer Heuer (Simon & Schuster June 2010)


On Booze by F. Scott Fitzgerald (New Directions July 2011)

The Night Before Christmas Nikolai Gogol  (New Directions Oct 2011)

Design by Rodrigo Corral

persona-non-grata
Persona Non-Grata by Tom Flanagan; design by Scott Richardson (Random House April 2014)

Tenth-of-December
Tenth of December by George Saunders; design by Chelsea Cardinal (Random House August 2013)

mamet-war-stories
Three War Stories by David Mamet; design by Alex Camlin (Argo-Navis November 2013)

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  1. I like that one too Owen! John Gall ahead of his time (as always!)… Sadly I couldn’t find a hi-res image…

  2. Pingback: Triangles, Quadrangles, Shards, and Fragments | The Casual Optimist

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