Tag Archives: The Medium is the Message

The work of art in…

The Joseph Sullivan at the NYTimes Book Design Review is running his annual book cover Top 10 for 2008. Noteworthy that 2 old media studies favourites are there in spiffing new covers, Benjamin’s The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical¬†Reproduction and McLuhan’s The Medium is the Message.

Both texts enjoy heavy resonance for the age of the Interweb and good to see them treated well by today’s web-savvy generation of cover designers.¬†