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Cover Design Across All Media

Navigate the changing landscape of multimedia cover design

1. Introduction (2:13)

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction (2:13) 2:13 FREE!
  2. Changes in Cover Design (2:35) 2:35 FREE!
  3. Book Cover Design in Print (2:25) 2:25 FREE!
  4. Book Cover Design in the Digital Space (2:57) 2:57 FREE!
  5. Magazine Covers at the Newsstand (3:14) 3:14 FREE!
  6. Icon vs. Cover (3:22) 3:22 FREE!
  7. Album Cover Design in the Age of Vinyl (2:24) 2:24 FREE!
  8. Digital Album Covers (3:09) 3:09 FREE!
  9. Cover Design Principles on Blogs (3:38) 3:38 FREE!
  10. Authority and Flexibility on the Web (4:01) 4:01 FREE!
  11. Suggested Reading and Resources (2:11) 2:11 FREE!

Video Details

Navigate the changing landscape of multimedia cover design. Art director and design critic Angela Riechers explains how covers work across print and digital media, and points out the unique requirements of individual platforms such as books, blogs, and online stores.

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Angela Riechers
Angela Riechers is an art director, educator, and consultant with fifteen years of professional experience designing national magazines including More , O at Home, the New York Times T Magazine, and Harper's . Her writing appears online on the AIGA Voice and Design Observer. She has taught numerous graphic design courses at the City College of New York and the School of Visual Arts. Angela's work has been recognized by the Society of Publication Designers and the Art Director's Club, and was featured in the The Speck Report: A Curious Collection of Uncommon Things. She is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design, and lives in Brooklyn with her husband and two sons while studying for a master's degree in Design Criticism at SVA.