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Random House book covers designed by Susan Dean using Bridgeman images. 2010-2011.
Random House book covers designed by Susan Dean using Bridgeman images. 2010-2011.

 

Julian Barnes won the Man Booker Prize for his novel The Sense of an Ending. Thanking the book's designer, Suzanne Dean, he added:

"Those of you who've seen my book - whatever you may think of its contents - will probably agree that it is a beautiful object."

Creative Review Blog - Despite the presence of new life in the floating seeds, the cover bleeds off towards a foreboding darkness with the ends of the book's pages blackened, too.

Book Cover Design by Suzanne Dean / Bridgeman images

Suzanne Dean, creative director at Random House, has designed numerous book covers using images sourced from the Bridgeman archive, some of which have been assembled in a montage design. 

To Kill a Mockingbird, 2010 - montage design. Eagle and Stars, 1853 (textile) by American School, (19th century)

The Painted Veil, 2010 - Woman with a Fan, 1922 (w/c on paper) by Etienne Adrien Drian (1885-1961)

The House of Rajan, 2011 -  montage design. Still Life by Francisco de Zurbaran, (1598-1664), A Study of insects by Jan van Kessel the Elder (1626-79), Insects by Jan van Kessel, Jan van, the Elder (1626-79).


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Suzanne Dean's design for The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes (published by Random House). N.B. Not our image
Suzanne Dean's design for The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes (published by Random House). N.B. Not our image

 


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