Consolation in the Face of Death by Samuel Johnson. Book cover art, typography and design by David Pearson for the Penguin Great Ideas series. Check out the full Series 4 gallery at http://www.beautifulbookcovers.com/penguin-great-ideas-iv-design/
Via a post from Beth about simplicity. Overhaul in her house and used a quote from this book. "Simplicity is about subtracting the obvious and adding the meaningful." Need to make simplicity part of our everyday lives in order to get it in our work lives.