Let down your hair

The Transformation by Catherine Chidgey.
Design by Peter Mendelsund.

Mendelsund elegantly deploys cartouches to illustrate this novel about a wigmaker obsessed with a certain woman's tresses. There's also something nice about how the entire cover is set a little off to the right, as if the mannequin is looking expectantly into the space to her right for something (or someone) to appear.

1 comment:

Ian Shimkoviak said...

beautiful. absolutely gorgeous.