Penguin Science Fiction Covers (Arthur Buxton, 2013) -
iterations of the colors of the book covers in chronological order (length = time in print with proportions of the five most prominent colors)
via Popular Science
Dune (from Ailleurs & Demain, a French science fiction collection from 1969)
via designers books
In other words, cleverness does not indicate intelligence. The relationship between these two attributes is something that’s become a point of contention when I look at certain things I’ve made in the past.
Why Satellites Stay In Orbit (Sune Engelbrekston, ill. Lee Ames, 1964)
via Boing Boing
Well, it’s good to see “dark cover of meaninglessness” holding strong.