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. The publisher's name reflects the international nature of its business and comes from the primary rivers in London (the Thames) and New York (the Hudson). Pentagram researched previous incarnations of the publisher's logo and looked at how it was applied.

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". Do you ever feel anxious when you see people's amazing work on social media? Or read about their latest successful projects in leading magazines? Yes, we do, too.

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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". Do you ever feel anxious when you see people's amazing work on social media? Or read about their latest successful projects in leading magazines? Yes, we do, too.

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. They might not remember how they discovered you, but as long as you get the work, who cares? The secret to self-promotion is knowing that you need to be seen in all the right places, and you need to make a big impact, too.

Gay Times redesigned as it switches to quarterly publishing schedule

Design Week

First published in 1984, Gay Times is the world’s longest-running magazine for the LGBTQ+ community. It has been in print every month since its launch, but as part of a new strategy to see it into the future, it will now move to four issues a year published seasonally.

Sandu Publishing

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Sandu Publishing

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

Its Nice That

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

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

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.

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


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. Congratulations on your first year in your role as a Graphic Designer at Nine Publishing (formerly Fairfax). You recently launched Sweaty City , a Sydney-based independent magazine about climate change and urban ecologies which is published annually.

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. As well as safeguarding and championing the interests of our members, the Music Publishers Association aims to promote the value of publishing to the wider music industry, creative industry, government and the general public. “The Music of Sound”.

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.

People of Print teams up with Kickstarter to support and celebrate independent publishers

Creative Boom

People of Print has joined forces with crowdfunding platform Kickstarter to come up with a fair and sustainable model for the UK's fast-growing independent publishing industry. One lucky winner will then have their idea published in early 2020.

Slanted Publishers

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Slanted Publishers

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 |. The Monomarks Book: My 1st Self Published Perfect Bound Logo Design Book. Starting the Self Publishing Journey. After finishing the design for my Monomark Collection Posters , I realised that all of these would look pretty great in a book format, so here we are: The Monomarks Book.

Ekta: 160 Faces by Lundgren+Lindqvist


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.

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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. Affinity Publisher templates are great foundations for creating your own unique magazine designs—here you’ll learn how to create an editable magazine spread for an online magazine , as well as how to make a booklet in Publisher with facing pages. Affinity Publisher.

Cravenhill Publishing


The post Cravenhill Publishing appeared first on Shillington Design Blog.

How to publish your design


Below, we give you a step-by-step guide to publishing your creations. . Once you’re happy with your final product, find the publish button and press Download. Once complete, press Publish and then Present.

Graphic Design No. 11, 1963


Graphic Design History Publishing TextsText by Richard Baird. “Graphic Design” / ??????????

Dressed Cats: Postcards From The 1950’s By Artist Eugen Hartung Published By Alfred Mainzer, Inc.

Design You Trust

From the 1940s through the 1960s, the Alfred Mainzer Company of Long Island City, NY published a series of linen and photochrome humorous cat postcards illustrated by Eugen Hartung (or Hurtong) (1897–1973), sometimes referred to as “Mainzer Cats”.

Mother Shanghai publishes a “cookbook for our age” complete with saliva-inspired brush

Its Nice That

Created by the team during two months of lockdown, the recipe collection takes inspiration from Chinese ration books and propaganda with a dash of contemporary colours and chaos.

Twinkl Educational Publishing


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50 Essential Books Every Graphic Designer Should Read in 2020


Originally published in 1999 and now in its 9th edition, this book is a classic guide to graphic design and layout technique, and a must-read for any modern-day student or working designer. Featured Graphic Design Inspiration & Ideas Publishing Resources Shillington

Wonders is a new poetry book with a modern appeal


BOOK & MAG book design karim poetry publishing studio monozygote wondersWords Marta Knas. Wonders is a poetry book by a Montreal-based Studio Monozygote featuring a collection of poems and illustrations by a local artist Karim.

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Queremos Sonreír by Mucho


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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Gordon Kaye On The Pandemic Pause

Graphic Design USA

Blog Top Stories GDUSA publisher Gordon Kaye gordon kaye Graphic Design News Graphic Designers and the Pandemic Letter From Publisher massimo vignelli remote working Social distance Work Is WorshipA first cut on how graphic designers are dealing with the coronavirus crisis in real time. Send your thoughts and experiences for publication to

LogoArchive ExtraIssue – Past & Present


The distinctive smaller format of LogoArchive–a zine on mid-century symbols that channels the independent spirit of niche publishing–has created a space for experimentation and collaboration with those who also share a similar interest in symbols and corporate identity programmes of the past.

“World’s most notorious comics” publisher EC explored in epic Taschen tome

Its Nice That

The pioneering comics broke virtually every 1950s taboo in subject matter, and created renowned stories in Tales from the Crypt, MAD and Weird Science.

Georgia Cranstoun creates a collaborative publishing platform, full of cultural gems

Its Nice That

We catch up with the designer following a few years of hopping around various studios and creative outputs, most recently creating her own collaborative publishing platform.

Sheffield Industrial Museums Illustration

Lisa Maltby

graphic design latest work published work sheffield art heritage illustrationI was commissioned to create an illustration for Sheffield Industrial Museums.

Lookbooks by Studio Lowrie


Logo Reviews Publishing Bookmark Design Bookshop Brand Identity Reviews Branding Blog Branding Reviews British Design Design Blog Design For Print Design Opinion Design Reviews From the United Kingdom Graphic Design Graphic Design Blog Logo Design & Branding Blog Logos Minimal Design Minimal Logos Minimalist Brand Identities Sans-serif Typography Smile In The Mind The Best Logo Designs of 2019

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LogoArchive International by BP&O


This now has a following of over 160,000 people, and was then expanded upon in 2018 to include a series of zines published by BP&O. […]. Art and Design PublishingText by Richard Baird.

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Vrints-Kolsteren on a year of self initiated and self published work

Its Nice That

A studio we’ve long admired here at It’s Nice That and one comprised of Vincent Vrints and Naomi Kolsteren, we find out what the studio has been up to this year. Read more

The first volume of Nadav Kander’s portraiture is being published by Steidl

Its Nice That

The British photographer and 2009 Prix Pictet winner has released The Meeting, a book containing over 200 portraits of modern luminaries, including Barack Obama, David Attenborough and Werner Herzog. Read more

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Shillington Post 08—The Creative Women Issue


Branding Featured Graduate Interviews Graphic Design Inspiration & Ideas Industry Connections Industry Interviews Interviews Publishing Resources Shillington female creatives publishing shillo post women creativesExciting news!

'It's a Whole Spiel' Book Cover Illustration

Lisa Maltby

updates published work PUBLISHING publishing latest work illustration hand drawn lettering figurative children's booksI was commissioned by Knopf Young Adult books, an imprint of Penguin Random House, to illustrate a book cover for the anthology ‘It’s a Whole Spiel.’ The book is a collection of stories about Jewish life, edited by Katherine Locke and Laura Silverman with a foreword by Mayim Bialik.

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The Collector Club is a new digital publishing platform for indie comic books, graphic novels and art journals

Its Nice That

The curated site hand-picks comics by independent creators, celebrating self-publishing and aiming to virtually recreate the appeal of browsing a comic book shop.

Spotted: New Name and Logo for Music Publishers Canada

Under Consideration / Brand

Visit Link. About Spotted posts. No further images are included. No opinion is given. Not even a punny title. These are just… spotted. Best available link to learn more about the change (or the company) provided in the link above. Poll and comments are open

16 Cool Apps for Instagram to Change Your ‘Gram Game for the Better

Graphic Mama

We’ve selected a few apps that will help you plan how and when you should publish your content. The app will connect to your Instagram and analyze it to generate a heatmap of the best times of the day to publish your photos.