Putting your best foot forward when publishing a book depends on the emphasis placed on the cover. Getting that first glimpse is very important. Today’s books are diverse in shapes and sizes. The technology of bookmaking has made it possible to create unique books with new materials. The Book Cover Archive covers some of the best books in the market today and is a springboard to some of the talent behind these great books designs. Many of these books will be emulated in future designs beyond just books. Great book covers breed new life and inspire the design basics to other media forms. If you feel you are the next Chip Kidd, The Book Cover Archive is a great site to learn your craft. With Kindle and other e-readers looming it seems the book cover is in doubt or perhaps sound or Flash will be newly added elements.