Children's stories brought to life in colourful new book designed by Fieldwork

Creative Boom

Manchester studio Fieldwork has created a new book based on the delightful, often "bonkers" children's stories told through storytelling platform, Fabled. Having designed and built the website, which allows youngsters to craft their own stories online, Andy Gott and Loz Ives worked closely once again with Fabled's founder, Laura Hamm, to transform the app into print. With a minimal design, the concept is simple and allows the children's stories to breathe. "We

20 Best Free PDF and E-books on Graphic Design

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Just because you’re creative and innovative does not mean you can conquer the design industry. Thought these are among the most important ingredients, there’s a lot more to the recipe.

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Design Case Study: Book Design for Oversharing My Selves with Shillington Teacher Annette Dennis

Shillington

Annette Dennis is a Shillington teacher in Melbourne, a graphic designer and art director who specialises in branding, visual identity and editorial design. I had always had a love of print and books in particular. Can you walk us through some of your process for the book design?

Kristine Kawakubo presents ideas and information through unconventional book design

Its Nice That

When we first came across the Edinburgh-based graphic designer last year, we were wowed by her unique handmade books. One year on, she continues to challenge our preconceived notions of book design both conceptually and technically. Read more

DUNE Hardcover Artwork of the Penguin Classics Hardback Version of Frank Herbert’s Classic Book Designed by Alex Trochut

The Logo Smith

The post DUNE Hardcover Artwork of the Penguin Classics Hardback Version of Frank Herbert’s Classic Book Designed by Alex Trochut appeared first on The Logo Smith All Content © 2020 The Logo Smith.™ |. Designer Spotlight Logo Design Typography Book Lettering Movies Type

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Wonders is a new poetry book with a modern appeal

Trendland

Wonders is a poetry book by a Montreal-based Studio Monozygote featuring a collection of poems and illustrations by a local artist Karim. With 75 original texts and 69 images, the publication was imagined as an art book but suitable to be read on the go. Words Marta Knas.

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Queremos Sonreír by Mucho

BP&O

Graphic Design Reviews Publishing Book & Magazine Design Book Design Review Branding Agency British Design Colour in Use: Fluorescent Coloured Paper Design Blog Design For Print Design Inspiration Design News Design Opinion Design Reviews Design Reviews: Editorial Design Editorial Design Fluorescent Ink From Europe Graphic Design Graphic Design Blog Spanish Design The Best Design for Print 2020 The Very Best of 2020 Typography

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White Rabbit Collection by Toko

BP&O

Text by Richard Baird. The White Rabbit Collection is a contemporary arts publication showcasing the work of 99 artists drawn from the White Rabbit, a contemporary art museum, gallery and archive in Sydney.

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Inside Lottozero by Studio Mut

BP&O

Art and Design Graphic Design Reviews Art Book Artist Books Book & Magazine Design Book Design Review Branding Agency Design Blog Design For Print Design Inspiration Design News Design Opinion Design Reviews Design Reviews: Editorial Design Edge Painted Detail Editorial Design From Europe Graphic Design Graphic Design Blog Italian Design Material Thinking Screen-print Studio Mut The Best Graphic Design Work of 2016 The Very Best of 2016 Typography

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Albert Oehlen Book by Zak Group

BP&O

The post Albert Oehlen Book by Zak Group appeared first on BP&O - Branding, Packaging and Opinion. Opinion by Richard Baird. Albert Oehlen is a German contemporary artist.

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Erik Berglin: The Bird Project by Lundgren+Lindqvist

BP&O

Art and Design Graphic Design Reviews Art Book Designed by Lundgren+Lindqvist From Scandinavia Swedish DesignText by Richard Baird. Erik Berglin is Stockholm-based contemporary artist.

Origen México by Blok

BP&O

Art and Design Graphic Design Reviews Book & Magazine Design Book Design Review Coloured Paper Design Blog Design For Print Design Opinion Design Reviews Design Reviews: Editorial Design Editorial Design Graphic Design Graphic Design Blog Material Thinking The Best Design for Print 2019 The Very Best of 2019 Typography

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Daniel Jensen: Current Events by Bedow

BP&O

His latest book, designed by Bedow, features artworks that are figurative and abstract, unrelated and absent a narrative. Opinion by Richard Baird Daniel Jensen is a Swedish artist whose work moves between paintings, sculptures and drawings and explores themes such as society and pop-culture, film, literature and nature. With such compelling and intense imagery of colour […].

Five Questions with Creative Director and Book Designer Linda Secondari by Copyright Alliance

Thinking Design

From Copyright Alliance, original post can be found here: copyrightalliance.org/ca_post/book-designer-secondari/ This week we would like you to meet Creative Director and Book Designer Linda Secondari. What was the inspiration behind becoming a Creative Director and Book Designer? I love books; I love the combination of words and images. To me, that’s what Design is, problem-solving. Want to get your book into the hands of readers?

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Exploring the gender gap through Italian history of art and book design

Its Nice That

The Milan-based communication design studio Tomo Tomo talk us through its latest book design project Respect. Stop violence against women , a documentation of artist Alessandro Scotti’s recent work. Read more

Fashion Central Saint Martins by Praline

BP&O

Art and Design Fashion Graphic Design Reviews Book & Magazine Cover Design Book & Magazine Design Book Design Review Design Blog Design For Print Design Reviews: Editorial Design Designed by Praline Designed in London Editorial Design Graphic Design Graphic Design Blog Magazine Design Open Bind Spot Colours The Very Best of 2019

25 Annual Report Designs: Tips, Inspiration, & Resources

Inspiration Feed

How do you think people feel when it’s time to give that annual report again? You’ll probably hear groans and moans all around, depending on their performance.

How to Build Your Own Design Education without Going to School

Inspiration Feed

Design School. Two relatively ordinary words, but once put together take on a distinct meaning – a glorified institute subliminally pushing the notion that the combination of art and academia is the recipe for success.

30 Gorgeous Examples of Korean Graphic Design

Inspiration Feed

There’s something absolutely fascinating about the Korean culture. It has taken over the entire world, with Korean pop stars, Korean makeup, Korean fashion, and everything else Korean dominating the scene everywhere you look.

Futuristic The Wild Mushroom Cookbook

Trendland

With the layout designed by Sofia Pusa, the visuals are whimsical and futuristic. The aim was to reflect the character of an author and give book a color-themed structure. The Wild Mushroom Cookbook by a Finnish chef, Sami Tallberg, is a psychedelic look into the world of plants.

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8 Insightful Design Books to Read While Social Distancing

Azure Magazine

Here are eight of our top reading picks for architecture and design lovers. Thankfully, this beloved book (which was also reinterpreted as a cabaret) is redolent with vibrant vignettes by numerous writers who thoughtfully illuminate this dynamic era. This little book keeps it alive. A nostalgic look at the development and expansion of the game to boot, this book will help fill the void until the first pitch of the 2020 season is finally thrown. Curiosity Books design

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How to Build Your Own Design Education without Going to School

Inspiration Feed

Design School. Two relatively ordinary words, but once put together take on a distinct meaning – a glorified institute subliminally pushing the notion that the combination of art and academia is the recipe for success.

5 Important Book Cover Design Tips to Help Your Book Stand Out

Crowd Spring

Like it or not, people judge books by their covers. In a store packed with books (or sitting at home browsing Amazon) your book cover design is the most effective way to catch people’s attention. These are the things that inspire someone to buy your book.

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Forget about success or failure, learning is the key for graphic designer Sunny Li

Its Nice That

Delve into this extensive portfolio featuring book design, identities and constant experimentation from the LA-based Sunny Li.

5 Common Self-Publishing Mistakes To Avoid and What to Do Instead

Crowd Spring

Use these tips and insights to help avoid the top 5 mistakes many authors make when self-publishing a new book. Design Graphic Design Marketing Design Print Design

“I love books!”: How Japanese graphic designer Ikuya Shigezane keeps traditional techniques alive

Its Nice That

A true devotee to craftsmanship, the Tokyo-based graphic designer is drawn to both digital and analogue techniques – whether it’s an event poster, exhibition identity or book design.

Eddie Opara uses typography to enhance the impact of Dawoud Bey's imagery

Its Nice That

In a book design for SFMoma’s retrospective on the photographer, the Pentagram partner subtly weaves emotive themes into the layout.

Michael Gillette's illustrations turn our favourite musicians into their canine counterparts

Creative Boom

And to mark this joyous occasion, dog and culture magazine, Four&Sons , has announced it will launch its first book this October, featuring illustrations by Michael Gillette that depict famous musicians as pooches. If you didn't yet know it, today is International Dog Day.

Paintings on wood by 50 celebrated artists, including Nathalie du Pasquier and Jean Jullien, to support the World Land Trust

Creative Boom

Born out of a love of nature, Thomas Danthony and Clare Mabin came up with the idea for Touch Wood , asking 50 celebrated international artists, designers and illustrators to express what nature means to them by contributing an original piece of art, created on a wooden board. Aside from the upcoming exhibition, there's also a beautiful accompanying book. Designed by Sarah Boris and published by Counter Print , it reproduces the work contributed for the show.

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Only on Saturday: A new book celebrates the wood type prints of type legend, Jack Stauffacher

Creative Boom

Jack Stauffacher was one of the world’s most celebrated book designers and fine printers. A fixture of San Francisco’s creative community, he was a celebrated teacher and the brilliant craftsman behind many publication designs and renowned editions put out by his own Greenwood Press. Of his work Erik Spiekermann said: "As typographers, designers, and printers, we translate words into written communication.

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Never-before-seen works by Barnett Freedman, one of the UK's most influential illustrators and designers

Creative Boom

A peer of Eric Ravilious and Edward Burra, Barnett Freedman was a pioneering artist at the interface of modern art and design in 20th century Britain. Freedman was an outstanding commercial designer, considered a world expert in colour auto-lithography for machine production.

D&AD Awards 2020 reveals winners including four Black Pencil awards

Design Week

The Design and Art Direction (D&AD) awards have been running for almost 50 years and award different levels of prizes to recognise design work from the past year. The book centres on a loophole in American law that enables gun violence. Design had a strong showing.

40 best creative podcasts to liven up your day

Creative Boom

Featuring key voices from design, illustration and other disciplines from all over the world, they're full of inspiration and advice, and it's just generally lovely to hear people chatting about the things that matter to them personally. Vince Frost Design Your Life. Design Matters.

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28 Best InDesign Book Templates (Layout & Cover Templates)

Tuts Plus

You could be the next greatest author of our time with our book design templates. Find your perfect cover with this list of exquisite InDesign book templates which have the best book layouts and cover designs. 28 Best InDesign Book Templates & Book Design Templates. Writing a book takes lots of care and consideration, and you'll need to put just as much energy into the layout and final cover. Multipurpose InDesign Book Templates.

Typographics Design Festival

Shillington

Now going into their 6th year, the Typographics Annual Design festival is for all creatives who love type. The eleven-day event will include presentations about graphic design, web design, publication design, book design, type design, packaging, branding, corporate identity, advertising and motion graphics with a focus on the developments in digital typography. The line-up of speakers includes designers from around the world.

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University Press Cover Round-Up

Spine Magazine

We welcome you to another in our ongoing feature in which notable book cover designer Jordan Wannemacher periodically highlights a selection of recent university press cover designs. One comfort I have found though is when I do get into a flow and feel connected to book design.

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A book chronicling tiny, bizarre treasures curated by Wes Anderson and Juman Malouf

Its Nice That

After covering their exhibition a few months back, the delights of Wes Anderson and Juman Malouf return, in an artist book designed by New York design agency 2×4. It’s finally here! Read more

2019 Holiday Gift Guide: 10 Gifts for Designers Under $100

Creative Live

Got a designer or artist on your list? Help the designer on your list set a professional course and market themselves for success. In the wildly-popular class, A Brand Called You, Debbie Millman helps designers develop an action plan for pursuing their dreams. Design Your Life: How to Build a Well-Lived and Joyful Life. Design thinking can help you become unstuck. A canvas tote is a classic essential for the designer on the go. art & design featured

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7 Best Creatives from Belgium

Shillington

At Shillington, we love to celebrate great design from around the world. Brussels, Antwerp and Ghent are filled with contemporary galleries, innovative design and a great culinary scene. And Belgium is known for its comic-book artists with popular titles like Tintin, Gaston, Nero and many others. The list includes book cover design, whimsical illustrations, visual identity for the arts and a campaign design for a creative awards organisation.

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