Penguin UK 007 reissues Designer speaks

penguincr FaceOut Books is a blog dedicated to the celebration of book cover design. It’s March 9 update features an interview with designer and illustrator Michael Gillette, who created the covers for the Penguin UK Ian Fleming reissues.

He offers some interesting insights on the reissue’s raison d’être and some of the marketing thought behind them:   “…Penguin wanted to tap into the giant audience that watches the films but has had no interest thus far in the literature. The mandate was always to keep them in the tradition of the films rather than the fiction.”

Read the whole shebang RIGHT HERE.