typography cover art

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“The Giant Racer” (1930) colour linocut by Unkee E.
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by Cyril E. Power

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So a long while back, I had a illustration project to re-imagine the covers of three of my favorite books. Naturally I went with Patrick Rothfuss’ literary wonders of the Kingkiller Chronicles and a Slow Regard. I finally decided to touch them up, add some type, and put them up here today! 

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Schrift und Bild / Schrift en beeld / L’art et l’écriture / Art and writing, Typos Verlag, Edited by Dietrich Mahlow, Frankfurt am Main, 1963. Design: Wolfgang Schmidt. With contributions by Jean Arp, Hugo Ball, Herbert Bayer, Raymond Hains, Haroldo de Campos, Christian Chruxin, Heinz Gappmayr, Eugen Gomringer, Ludwig Gosewitz, Raoul Hausmann, Asger Jorn, Jørgen Nash, Guy Debord, Ferdinand Kriwet, El Lissitzky, Kasimir Malevich, Stéphan Mallarmé, Laszlo Moholo-Nagy, Franz Mon, Gastone Novelli, Claes Oldenburg, Robert Rauschenberg, Diter Rot, Mommo Rotella, Wolfgang Schmidt, Kurt Schwitters, Wolf Vostell, H. N. Werkman, et al

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