Pentagram's new identity for illustrated book publisher Thames & Hudson

Creative Boom

Pentagram has designed a new brand identity for Thames & Hudson , the publisher founded in 1942 by Walter and Eva Neurath, to make the world of art accessible to everyone. Pentagram researched previous incarnations of the publisher's logo and looked at how it was applied.

The Lost Words: artwork from the publishing phenomenon gets its own exhibition

Creative Boom

Launching on 26 March and running until 18 September, The Lost Words is an enchanting exhibition based on the Sunday Times bestselling book of the same name first published in 2017.

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Annabel Wright on how self-publishing could empower women in business

Creative Boom

According to the Publishers Association, most senior roles in publishing are held by women. Publishing, however, is different – at least on the surface. A self-published book is an extension of your personal branding in terms of look, tone and audience focus.

Japan's largest publisher Kodansha, of Akira fame, launches new branding by Gretel

Creative Boom

New York-based design studio Gretel has worked with Japan's largest publisher Kodansha , which is responsible for AKIRA and Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon, a manga created by Naoko Takeuchi that was developed into a Japanese tokusatsu television series.

Nearly Published: Two graphic design students start a platform that celebrates processes, mistakes and failures

Creative Boom

Abbie Lilley and Lili Phillips have launched Nearly , an online publishing platform that reveals the creative process, the submissions that never got published, the ideas that never came to anything, the mistakes and the lessons and "the wild and wonderful thinking behind making".

Playtype resurrects Publish Gothic, a custom typeface for a Danish newspaper that survived just 41 days

Creative Boom

Earlier this year, Playtype – an independent foundry based in Copenhagen – decided to resurrect Dagen's custom typeface, Publish Gothic. Grab yourself Publish Gothic today, available from €50 Over two decades ago, a new Danish newspaper called Dagen was born.

Three Publishers Get Real About Independent Publishing

Eye on Design

Much of the work we do as designers, publishers, and artists remain mystified to our peers and the community at large. How did you enter the publishing space? . How do they affect the logistical, political, and aesthetic potential of self-publishing? .

Gordon Kaye: Inhouse Designers and the Infodemic

Graphic Design USA

Publisher Gordon Kaye on our 2021 American Inhouse Design Awards showcase, the core value proposition for inhouse design departments, and why it matters in a post-pandemic and polarized era.

Nearly Published: Two graphic design students start a platform that celebrates processes, mistakes and failures

Creative Boom

Abbie Lilley and Lili Phillips have launched Nearly , an online publishing platform that reveals the creative process, the submissions that never got published, the ideas that never came to anything, the mistakes and the lessons and "the wild and wonderful thinking behind making".

Why you should approach magazines to feature your work (and insider tips on how to get published)

Creative Boom

You might think an interview or article about yourself in a magazine won't directly result in some paid creative work, but you'd be wrong. Raising your profile in lots of different places helps to build your brand and put you in front of many relevant people.

Anorak turns 15: Founder Cathy Olmedillas tells the story so far of the pioneering children's publisher

Creative Boom

Celebrating its 15th anniversary this week, Studio Anorak is an independent kids publisher established in 2006 by Cathy Olmedillas that pioneered a new aesthetic and concept in children's magazine publishing. How do you make it work, running both a publishing firm and a creative studio?

The Perfect eBook Cover Size Guide and Publishing Tips

Design Hill

To help you out, we’ve shared the complete eBook cover size guide along with the must-know publishing tips. On the other hand, you should try to procure more knowledge about eBook cover sizes if you are self-publishing. Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) Recommended Size. Share 0.

Hipstronaut illustration for Publish Magazine

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Hipstronaut illustration for Publish Magazine

How to get published as a photographer

Creative Review

” Whether you’re just getting started posting your iPhone photography on Instagram, or if you’re already well on the road to influencer status, follow this advice to grow your audience organically and you’ll be one step closer to achieving your goal of getting published.

This Experimental Publisher Is Rethinking How Design Books Get Made

Eye on Design

Volume was not Wall’s first brush with crowdfunding: in 2013, he spearheaded a Kickstarter campaign for an art book called Sensible Software 1986–1999 about a much-loved British video game developer, which he published through his newly formed company Read-Only Memory (ROM).

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Slanted Publishers

Roll up roll up! La Perruque is a 1x90cm magazine publishing type specimens on print margins

Its Nice That

Meet the minuscule typography magazine and publishing research project with a difference.

Book Cover and Layout Design: A Self-Publisher’s Guide

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This simple design guide for self-publishers can help. Your book's visual design is as much a marketing tool as an artistic endeavor. Design Graphic Design Print Design Typography

How to Launch Your Blog or Portfolio in 2020 (3,500+ Word Start to Finish Guide)

Inspiration Feed

The graphic design industry is tough. No matter where you go, you’ll see amazing talent through the work of other designers in the field.

How to Publish Content That Ranks on Google

Noupe

If you knew how to publish content that ranks on Google, would that change your business? The bottom line is that when you publish content that is original, useful, entertaining, and worth sharing it’s bound to surface near the top of the search results.

Affinity Publisher 10 review

Creative Bloq

Affinity Publisher is an excellently priced and well formed piece of software that delivers on all fronts

Shin Yu Pai Talks Publishing, Design, and Poetry as a Balm

Spine Magazine

For the first time in its decades of existence, the Washington State-based independent press Empty Bowl has published the work of an Asian American female author. There are poems that I choose not to publish for various reasons. Photo: Daniel Carrillo.

Marvin Kim on exhibitions, identities, plus founding his studio and publishing house Spine Press

Its Nice That

Over the course of two years, the Seoul-based graphic designer has achieved a fair few accomplishments. Below, he shares his journey and what it’s been like setting up on his own studio.

2 Years Since Shillington Sydney: Natasha Michels—Designer at Nine Publishing and Creative Director at Sweaty City magazine

Shillington

Only two years after graduating, Natasha now works as a Graphic Designer at Nine Publishing , alongside her role as Creative Director of the brand new Sydney-based independent magazine Sweaty City —which she co-founded with friends.

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Sandu Publishing

Diversity has decreased in children’s book characters; we discuss the issue with a publisher and illustrator

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A new report from WordsRated has revealed that, after a “BLM bounce”, there's been a 23 per cent decrease in Black characters in children’s bestsellers since 2020.

Taschen publishes 152 paintings from iconic Mexican artist Frida Kahlo in the most extensive study to date

Its Nice That

The mammoth book, titled Frida Kahlo. The Complete Paintings, houses her notable self-portraiture, diary pages, letters, an illustrated biography and rarely seen photographs.

Japanese publisher Kodansha rebrands for the first time in 112 years

Creative Review

The Tokyo-based publisher Kodansha owns several literary and manga magazines, and first published much-loved manga series Akira in the early 1980s. The post Japanese publisher Kodansha rebrands for the first time in 112 years appeared first on Creative Review

The Monomarks Book: My 1st Self Published Perfect Bound Logo Design Book

The Logo Smith

The post The Monomarks Book: My 1st Self Published Perfect Bound Logo Design Book appeared first on The Logo Smith All Content © 2020 TheLogoSmith.co |. The Monomarks Book: My 1st Self Published Perfect Bound Logo Design Book. Starting the Self Publishing Journey.

How to Prepare for Publishing Your First Book

Design Beep

It is a common perception that publishing a book is a daunting experience. Nowadays, there are various ways in which you can publish your book. From making a deal with a publisher to deciding on self-publication methods – the options are there for the taking.

The best desktop publishing software in 2021

Creative Bloq

Create assets with the best desktop publishing software

How to Create a Stylish Magazine Layout in Affinity Publisher

Tuts Plus

What You'll Be Creating In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to create a simple and stylish magazine spread using Affinity Publisher , the great-value and easy-to-use alternative to Adobe InDesign. How to format typography and images to a high standard in Affinity Publisher.

Stormzy’s publishing imprint #Merky Books announces its first children’s book of Superheroes

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Titled Superheroes: Inspiring Stories of Secret Strength, the comic-style publication aims to address the lack of representation in children’s books.

Digital Publishing Essential Training

A Graphic Design Blog

As part of the Mbari Uno Workshop Series aimed at deepening design knowledge and driving innovation, Mbari Uno presents Digital Publishing Essential Training with Laolu Obende. This program will focus on bridging knowledge gap for designers aspiring to take up a career in publishing design. The post Digital Publishing Essential Training appeared first on A Graphic Design Blog.

Noted: New Logo and Identity for Music Publishers Association by The Playground

Under Consideration / Brand

1881) "Music publishing generates over a quarter of the UK music industry's £2.6 In 2018 Music publishing in the UK contributes £459 million to the UK economy, this has increased by 5% since 2017. “The Music of Sound”.

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Slanted Publishers

Diversifying and decolonising the field of graphic design, Sold Out Publishing celebrates underrepresented references

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Founded by Bakhtawer Haide and Betty Brunfaut, Sold Out is a platform facilitating multiple perspectives based on plurality.

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

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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

Kyle Ellingson publishes an absurd and entertaining 100-page comic book, devoid of any words

Its Nice That

The Baltimore-based illustrator has compiled a series of wordless graphic illustrations, inspired by the elusive structure of his dreams.

NYC studio EyeBodega transforms Enorme gallery into a hotbed of indie publishing

Its Nice That

The studio has transformed Manhattan gallery Enorme into a pop-up shop featuring publications from small presses and independent artists from all over the world, providing a whistle-stop tour of the great and the good in illustration, independent publishing and print-making.