Tag Archives: Books

Pressing On: Keeping Letterpress Alive

Design language is global. Get recognized today. What is letterpress? Who uses it today? And who will use letterpress in ten, twenty, forty years? Those are just some of the questions that co-directors Andrew P. Quinn and Erin Beckloff attempt to answer in Pressing On: The Letterpress Film. Anybody can easily set type digitally,...

8 Beautiful Book Cover Designs

As a committed bookworm and ravenous design junkie, I spend many of my days browsing book covers. My Design Shop features books by some of the most prominent names in graphic design. Naturally, some of the book cover designs themselves are pretty darn impressive. I rounded up a few of the best book covers...

iPad for Photographers: An Essential Tool

Over the last two decades so much has changed in the world of photography. Twenty years ago I can still remember my mom lining my sister and I up in front of a muscle car at Kings Island. We stood in the blazing hot sun, shifting on the balls of our feet, anxious to...

Survival Tips: Digital Designer Edition

Everywhere you look you are surrounded by screens – phones, tablets, televisions computers, billboards and more. Our world has become one of constant movement and has created a demand for mobility in our technology. With this shift from computers and television screens to portable devices, the design world has been flipped on its head....