20 Beautiful Non-Fiction Book Cover Designs

 

Need some inspiration for Non-Fiction book cover design? Here are some of the best designs I’ve found on the internet:

 

1. Wired for Story – Very simple but very effective. Black and white but still communicates everything needed.


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2. Friend, not Foe – book about typography. Super simple and shows power of gorgeous font and good color/placement.

 

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3. Slim Leadership – great color combination and perfectly picked symbol of leadership. Author name and subtitle don’t distract from the title with that light grey color

 

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4. 23 Things The Don’t Tell You about Capitalism – doesn’t look like non-fiction at first. Bold. Good font choice and great colors.

 

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5. The Big Short – money always gets attention and placed on the hook like that is great concept sending you a certain message (beware of a scam?!)

 

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6. An Ethics of Interrogation – simple is Genius.. ’nuff said..

 

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7. How to be a Woman – gorgeous typography, great portrait used. She stands out already so it was perfect pic for the cover.

 

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8. Buddy, How a Rooster Made Me a Family Man – just so funny… got my attention instantly..

 

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9.  Amelia Lost – brilliant colors, great font choice. Small decorative elements really help here to, so the cover doesn’t look so empty.

 

 

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10. Evolution – great photomanipulation, colors and text.

 

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11. I’m a Good Dog – now I couldn’t resist this cover if I tried.. I’m a huge fan of dogs and totally love them. That picture just captivates you.. interesting choice for font.

 

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12. Master Your Sleep – brilliant text and how the picture is blended in gradually into white space.

 

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13. Seek and Destroy –  great Photoshop work, great colors and feel of ”old kind” of book.

 

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14. Stiff – wow… one of the boldest covers I’ve seen..

 

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15. The Gettysburg Address – brilliant use of text and white space.

 

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16. How to Find Fulfilling Work – amazing illustration. Gorgeous colors. Original text placement and perspective.

 

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I will be expanding the list of these. So far found only 16 covers. There are others that are great and have been featured on similar posts around the web so I don’t want to be repetitive. Do you have a friend who needs inspiration for book cover design? Share this post with him! 😉

 

 

About the Author

I'm Adrijus and I'm a big reading, creativity, business, and music fan. I love all things Creative and working with Adobe Photoshop. I've been a book cover designer for over 7 years working mostly with self-publishing authors and small presses.

Leave a Reply 4 comments

Shelliton Reply

Thanks for the Cover Designs. These are captivating

    Adrijus G. Reply

    You’re welcome! 😉

Mike Reply

Fascinating covers! I really like Slim and Interrogation, for me less is always more!

    Adrijus G. Reply

    I don’t always love the minimalism but these are great! 😉

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