These Animated Vintage Textbooks Would Make High School Feel Like An Acid Trip

Video: High school is that boring stepping stone in life between primary school (when you have recess twice a day) and university (where you can skip class without getting in trouble). But wouldn’t getting your RoSA be far more enjoyable if the minimalist covers on your textbooks were turned into trippy animations you could stare at through every class?

I Wish These Animated Graphics Of Vintage Book Covers Were Real

Video: We as a society have failed because our dead tree book covers don't do anything. We as a society have screwed up because instead of making e-readers, we should have dedicated more resources into inventing paper thin displays that could animate basic graphics like this video by Henning M. Lederer. I would read every single book that had a cover that could animate.

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Henning M. Lederer is back with another series of 36 vintage books that he’s scanned and painstakingly brought to life with animated cover art. The only risk to having these in your backpack would be that they’re so hypnotic to stare at, you might regret tuning out all day once final exams roll around.

[Vimeo via Uncrate]