Tag Archives: book design

Cover Coverage – A Design Journey

As the days grow longer and the dark creeps in earlier and earlier, there is nothing I enjoy more than curling up on the couch with a good book and a totally over-sized mug of hot chocolate. My current obsession is the new J.J. Abrams/Doug Dorst book S.. This book is a riddle wrapped...

Vignelli on Book Design & Limited Edition Mohawk Sketchbook

Oh, for the love of books, this is awesome! Designer Massimo Vignelli co-created a limited edition journal with Pentagram Design that features a selection of Mohawk papers and explains Vignelli’s approach to book design. My not-so-inner nerd is pretty excited about this. As part of Mohawk’s “What Will You Make Today” campaign, Pentagram and...

Tarantino Gets The Graphic (Design) Treatment

Let it be known that I love me some Quentin Tarantino. Despite the often cringe-worthy, super-graphic displays of over-the-top violence, I get sucked into his movies every time. This is exactly why I was especially psyched to see that London-based designer Sharm Murugiah had given Tarantino a different sort of graphic treatment: turning his...

Design Revolutionary: Chip Kidd

I mean, really, Chip Kidd needs no introduction. Sure, there’s his remarkable portfolio of book jacket designs. He’s an author himself, of The Cheese Monkeys and The Learners. His work has been featured in mainstream media, design media and online media. He’s one of the most memorable presenters in HOW Design Conference history. And he’s going...