Design ObserverJohn Gall, the art director for Vintage Books,* asked 21 noted designers and artists to create new covers for the works of Vladimir Nabokov. The common thread: each cover was to be conceived as a specimen box, of sorts, to reflect the author's interest in lepidoptery.
"Invitation to a Beheading," designed by Helen Yentus and Jason Booher as part of the Nabokov Specimen Box Project
*Correction, 11/13: Design Observer is highlighting the work, but this project, as a commenter points out, is quite real: these covers will appear on future Vintage editions of the books.
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