3D ebook cover designs have been drastically changing since the beginning of 2017. They are basically the artistic visual part of the book that are making the potential buyers purchase a particular ebook. The design of the cover should always be some sort of an image that will guide you through the story that awaits inside of the ebook “pages”.
Its importance is quite huge, because each visual element of it can alter your personal impression in a totally different direction after seeing the cover design of a specific ebook. In 2017, we have seen a couple of new alterations and changes in the way of designing covers.
Graphic designers such as Oliver Munday started creating more and more minimalistic designs, where they use strong and quite bold colors, a collage of images In very unique and unconventional method and quirky typography. The minimalistic approach is not truly about a lot of decoration. Instead, it is more focused on processing a story for the potential reader through one specific and minimalistic image.
Another trend that has become more popular amongst graphic designers this year is the illustrative way of creating an ebook cover. Ebook cover that look like illustrative art have become quite popular these days, especially ebook covers with animals on them.
The designers who create these type of covers generally use pastel colors or different shades of one color and make it look like they have been drawing it by hand. The illustrative approach makes the cover hit closer to home, and will make you feel like you are reading a book in your hands, not a book on your tablet, reader or laptop.
Illustrators from the USA have also started implementing more comic book designs into the latest ebook covers. This style is quite specific and very hard to pass by, because of its representative colors and edge and plus, it truly cannot be connected to any kind of book. It is a style that is very successful in different art and design movements, and it has finally started to become popular among graphic designers who create ebook covers.
It is a very old-fashioned yet intriguing approach to art that will definitely be approved and thus, accepted by a lot of potential ebook readers in the years ahead of us. It is vibrant yet very bold, and in most cases, artists use a lot of different colors and concepts when they create comic-look alike graphic design.
Another interesting new trend among illustrators and graphic designers this year is folk art. Folk art generally represents more conservative topics which are happening in the past, and thus, it is perfect for ebooks that are based on a story from past times.
It is a very classic type of design that is generally accepted by all generations, and plus, it has a very nostalgic and melancholic touch that makes a lot of people think about past events or their native countries etc.