We all consume music differently today; we have forgotten about the beauty of the cover art associated with analogue music formats.
Book covers are heading in the same direction because the covers and artwork have become an afterthought in a fast-paced digital race which changes things, sometimes forgetting the importance of beauty and art as fundamental forms of telling or contributing to stories.
They got lost or forgotten for most people; broken into pixels with the digital frenzy of the last two decades.
Think! What’s the last album cover art you remember? Can you remember any book covers?
Good cover art drives interest and gives us a hint of what the journey we are about to continue (by listening to that record) looks like. …