Book covers are a much loved graphic design medium. In fact designers regularly share galleries of gorgeous cover designs at sites like the Book Cover Archive and Beautiful Book Covers. We set out to find a collection of Baha’i books whose use of type, space, image and colour caught our eyes. As the saying goes, you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover, but when they look this good – just go ahead and do it!
Awakening by Hillary Chapman, Hussein Ahdieh
Baha’i Basics: A Guide to the Beliefs, Practices and History of the Baha’i Faith by Frances Worthington
Faizi by May Faizi-Moore
The Baha’i Faith in Words and Images by John Danesh and Seena Fazel, photographs by Paul Slaughter
Talks by Abdu’l-Baha: The Eternal Covenant by Abdu’l-Baha
Rejoice in My Gladness: The Life of Tahirih by Janet Ruhe-Schoen
Manijeh, Not Only a Change of Name by Manijeh Saatchi, Fereshteh Hooshmand
Call to Remembrance: The Life of Baha’u’llah in His Own Words by Geoffrey W. Marks (compiler)
Retrieving Our Spiritual Heritage by Suheil B Bushrui
Portals to Freedom by Howard Colby Ives
Understanding the Baha’i Faith by Wendi Momen, Moojan Momen
Healing the Wounded Soul by Phyllis K. Peterson
Under the Divine Lote Tree by Jack McLean
Birds of the Heart by Galya Gunderson
The Covenant and You by John Kolstoe.
If you enjoyed these beautiful book cover designs and illustrations, then you might also enjoy Design The Faith, which showcases Baha’i design projects. The books featured above are available for purchase by clicking their titles.
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