“The 20 irrefutable theories of book cover design" from the Edinburgh Book Festival (via Bruce Mau Design).

11. Unheimlich theory
This theory takes a familiar image or symbol and makes it strange or unsettling. One cover of Lolita uses the image of a girl’s bedroom wall to represent a girl’s legs and underwear.

The 20 irrefutable theories of book cover design" from the Edinburgh Book Festival (via Bruce Mau Design).

11. Unheimlich theory

This theory takes a familiar image or symbol and makes it strange or unsettling. One cover of Lolita uses the image of a girl’s bedroom wall to represent a girl’s legs and underwear.

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