Tag Archives: yellow

Yellow covers for ‘smart thinking’ books

Hello lovely people I was just lusting over my pile of beloved Penguin poetry books and it got me thinking about the choice of book cover colours. The process doesn’t just happen by plucking colours from the air: like so many things to do with colour, there’s method and reasoning to it. I’ve mentioned before […]

The story of why Portuguese buildings are yellow and blue

When we were working on Shelfie back in deepest, darkest January, with short shooting days, the colours du jour were irrefutably pale pink, copper and a whisper of green. As we decided upon the blue and yellow cover, it felt like the antithesis to this: bright, bold and the very essence of sunny summers days […]