Things we love: Edward Gorey Illustrations

We wanted to add a new series to our blog entitled "things we love". Our aim is to highlight gorgeous design outside of the letterpress world that gets our hearts racing. Sometimes we find inspiration in really unusual places. So we're kicking off with an introduction to the illustration of Edward Gorey.

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Gorey was a prolific writer and illustrator whose work was both elegant and sometimes macabre.

We love his whimsical drawings and we are always taken by the way he puts colors together.

Here are some more examples of his book covers...

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- Jana