Art director’s daunting project: redesigning Nabokov

The assignment: redesign Vladimir Nabokov’s book covers, all 21 of them.

The result: 21 designers, and, in a nod to the author’s passion for butterfly collection, 21 specimen boxes.

See also: Michael Bierut’s eulogy for designer Fred Marcellino, previously at Design Observer, and Nabokov Under Glass.


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