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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.

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. The book follows a successful Kickstarter campaign last July when it attracted over 20 per cent more funding than its goal.

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How Design Makes Us Think — Book by Princeton Architectural Press

We And The Color

How Design Makes Us Think: And Feel and Do Things, a book by graphic designer Sean Adams and published by Princeton Architectural Press. Below you can get a sneak peek of the book. How Design Makes Us Think, a book published by Princeton Architectural Press.

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Kerber Verlag

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Ekta: 160 Faces by Lundgren+Lindqvist

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Text by Richard Baird 160 Faces is a new publication from Swedish artist Daniel Götesson working under the name Ekta, designed by Lundgren+Lindqvist and distributed under the studio’s publishing arm ll’Editions.

Queremos Sonreír by Mucho

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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

Inside Lottozero by Studio Mut

BP&O

Text by Richard Baird. Inside Lottozero was an exhibition of international artists that covered a wide-range of artistic disciplines. It was conceived by Arianna and Tessa Moroder and curated by Alessandra Tempesti.

A lesson in experimental and original book design with Ana Resende

Its Nice That

The Porto-based graphic designer explains her unexpected route into graphic design, and how a complex process can lead to a simple object.

REVOLT – A dynamite example of creative book design

The Book Design Blog

How clever is this awesome, anarchic book design for REVOLT? Designed by Paul Bedford , its a great example of how a clever cover can really take a book to a new level. That spine design is so simple but so clever.

White Rabbit Collection by Toko

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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.

Typography for Screen: Type in Motion — Book by Wang Shaoqiang

We And The Color

Typography for Screen: Type in Motion is our today’s recommended book published by Hoaki. On 240 pages, the book explores several typographic case studies in visual and information hierarchies including motion graphics, webpage design, and conceptual experiments.

Albert Oehlen Book by Zak Group

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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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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.

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

OK-RM creates stunning book designs that celebrate one artist's fascination with sailor suits

Creative Boom

London-based studio OK-RM is behind the stunning designs for Naïvy , a book of works by Coco Capitán published alongside the artist's first solo exhibition in London earlier this year.

Origen México by Blok

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Daniel Jensen: Current Events by Bedow

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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 […].

Erik Berglin: The Bird Project by Lundgren+Lindqvist

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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.

“Books remain stubbornly, thrillingly relevant”: the enduring value of book design

Design Week

The American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) has been judging books by their covers for over 100 years. As book production expanded, so did the AIGA’s outlook. In the 1960s, it started to evaluate covers distinct from the books inside. Courtesy of the AIGA Design Archives.

World Book Day: designers reveal their favourite children’s book designs

Design Week

I love this short little book. Despite being over 50 years old, the design still feels fresh. Small and square (think Miffy sized), it’s the perfect starter book for little hands and minds. “It’s now my son’s favourite book too.

Molly Baz: Cook this Book by Violaine & JeremyA modern guide.

The Design Blog

V&J designed Molly’s first cookbook, published by @clarksonpotter They worked on the Editorial Design, Graphic Design and Custom Typeface for the Cover logotype. Editorial design was composed with V&J’S awesome typefaces, Kobe, Voyage, and Dida, and the text was set in Gt Haptik.

30 Gorgeous Examples of Korean Graphic Design

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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.

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Project Modified Journal

Mindsparkle Mag

Two designers: a graphic and an industrial designer. Design Product book design journal methodology mindsparklemag Modified process project research technicalOnce again we bring to you a project that involves Yeseul Kim & Edo Kim.

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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Fashion Central Saint Martins by Praline

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25 Annual Report Designs: Tips, Inspiration, & Resources

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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.

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.

David Pearson: “We can be braver with book design in the UK”

Design Week

The third year of book cover designer David Pearson’s university degree at Central Saint Martins, he admits, should have been spent focusing on his degree show. “Book design is at its most fun when you’ve got something to kick against.”

How to Build Your Own Design Education without Going to School

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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.

How to Build Your Own Design Education without Going to School

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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.

Why Books?

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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?