Book Cover Design
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Division: Parsons The New School for Design
School: School of Art, Media and Technology
Department: Communication Design
Course Number: PUCD 3035
Course Format: Seminar
Location: NYC campus
Permission Required: No
This course provides a rigorous introduction to the field of book cover design, one of the most flexible and engaging areas of graphic design, with room for everything from the flashy to the metaphysical. However, beneath the incredible variety of designs there are strict principles for balancing the at-times contradictory needs of combining package, book, and promotion design -- while also respecting the intent of the author(s).
Course Open to: Majors Only
Open to: Bachelors degree in Communication Design and Design & Technology majors, juniors and seniors only. Pre-requisite(s): PUCD 2025 Core Studio: Typography
Open to Communication Design students.
Open to Design and Technology students.
Open to Integrated Design Curriculum students.