The secrets of cover design

KD Laing & Cindy Crawford

KD Lang & Cindy Crawford - click to see copycat cover

Magforum has expanded its pages on ‘The secrets of cover design’  – one of its most popular sections – by discussing 93 images dating from 1916 to 2008.

Topics include:

  • using words and the face, and the balance between the two;
  • mimicking earlier covers;
  • how Men Only changed over 40 years;
  • Man About Town: how the title has been interpreted on three continents over 70 years.

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