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DMTV Milkshake: Book Designer Michael Russem on Why “Everything Is Garbage”

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This is, in fact, a defense of modern book design: “When we look at the books about the history of printing and typography, we’re only getting the greatest hits and that tends to give the idea that things were better back then. These are things we can see in all sorts of design, not just book design.

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A new book designed by Span pays homage to lowrider culture

Creative Boom

In conventional book design and editorial work, columns typically align to the top, known as hanglines; however, in a nod to the ethos of lowriders, where lowness is a measurable achievement, paragraphs in the Slow & Low book align as low as possible at the bottom of the page", he adds.

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Meet Paul Hallam, Shillington Graduate and Book Designer at Scholastic

Shillington

You recently landed a job as a Book Designer for Scholastic ! I am very passionate about illustration for children and about children’s books. The post Meet Paul Hallam, Shillington Graduate and Book Designer at Scholastic appeared first on Shillington Design Blog. Congrats, how did that come about?

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How Hoxton Mini Press and Here Design crafted the best-illustrated lifestyle book

Creative Boom

Hoxton Mini Press and Here Design recently scooped the best-illustrated lifestyle book at the British Book Design and Production Awards. We caught up with the publisher to hear how it crafted a winning design. In an increasingly digital world, the value of a beautiful, well-designed book can't be underestimated.

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Discover more of the best Print, Typography, Books, Illustrations, and Type inspiration on Designspiration Saved by Ferdinand-Noel Bacani (@xariusound).

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AIGA's 50 best covers of the year are a celebration of the physicality of books

Creative Boom

First established in 1923 as the Fifty Books of the Year competition, AIGA's 50 Books | 50 Covers award has been running since 1995 and seeks to recognise and showcase excellence in book design from around the world. As ever, though, there's always room for improvement.