Penguin Random House UK has today revealed the 30 book cover designs shortlisted for its annual Student Design Award. The 30 cover designs (10 shortlisted in each category) were chosen from a record-breaking 2,310 submissions.
The Student Design Award aims to find the next generation of book cover designers by giving students the opportunity to experience real cover design briefs first-hand.
You can view all shortlisted entries, and learn more about the concepts behind them, here.
Adult Fiction Cover Award – Haruki Murakami’s iconic bestseller, Norwegian Wood.
With the story of Norwegian Wood well-known, the brief was for students to come at their design from a fresh angle, to make the book appeal to a contemporary, enquiring and literary readership.