John Gall is a graphic designer, artist, teacher, known primarily for the design of book covers. Gall is creative director for Abrams Books, previously he was art director for Vintage and Anchor books. He is well known for the minimal wit in his design style and is notable for the sheer number of book covers he has designed. His awards include over 60 AIGA Annual Awards. He has also worked with Alfred A. Knopf, Farrar, Straus and Giroux and Grove Press. Gall has also designed CD covers for Nonesuch Records.