Poland has a long history of innovative book jacket design, as evidenced by a new book titled 1000 Polish Book Covers. To shine a light on this rich tradition of design, 50 Watts held a contest asking contestants to "design the 'Polish' edition' of their favorite book." Above left, the winner, Ben Jones's design for George Orwell's "1984." Above right, Marc Storrs and Rob Morphy's cover for Bernard Heuvelmans' "On the Track of Unknown Animals." "Polish Book Cover Contest Winners"
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