Evolution of science fiction covers in color

Posted to Data Art  |  Tags: , ,  |  Nathan Yau

Arthur Buxton plotted the most common colors of Penguin Publishing science fiction colors and arranged them over time. Also available in print.

Changing science fiction colors

I wonder if there’s a good way to show connections between the titles or the different covers for each title.

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