The Hobbit, Little Women & Watership Down book covers - design by Jill De Haan -- love the idea of these covers, turning an image into a very simplistic geometric pattern that would then be either die cut, foil inlay, or like a letter press imprint.
"Designed by cleverboots British design-genius Jamie Keenan. Alain de Botton, for Vintage books. Love how deadpan the treatment is here. Big, important topics treated with mordant wit. There were many more, but a guy has to stop somewhere.