Artist Animates Retro Book Covers With Mesmerizing Results

Rebecca OConnell


 has a strong appreciation for vintage book graphics. On his blog, he posts a plethora of attractive vintage book covers as he finds them. Since he started documenting literary history in 2009, Lederer has amassed a hefty collection of more than 2200 books. Somewhere along the line, he discovered that the bold, geometric shapes and lines of these old book covers are perfect candidates for animations. His video Covers, with music by Jörg Stierle, cycles through 55 transfixing animated tomes. 

[h/t: The Creator's Project]