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Amalia Pica Catalogue

Amalia Pica Catalogue

Category: Books, Colour, Design / Print,

Posted by: Ali
Posted: Feb 6th 2014
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This exhibition catalogue for Argentinian artist Amalia Pica is a real treat for those who love print. The book which was designed by Scott Reinhard and James Goggin is full of colour and some beautiful type! Scott has lots of other exciting projects over on his website. ...

3-D Printed Book Cover

3-D Printed Book Cover

Category: Books, Design / Editorial, Design / Print, Design / Typography, Printing/Production,

Posted by: Ali
Posted: Jan 15th 2014
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The first 3D printed book cover has arrived! Chang-Rae Lee's 'On Such a Full Sea' is comprised of a white slip cover featuring typography which is risen from the surface of the book giving it a surreal and intriguing look. The slipcover was designed by Riverhead's art director Helen Yentus and took 30 hours to print! Needless to say the books are limited edition costing $150 ...

Leeds Print Festival 2014

Leeds Print Festival 2014

Category: Books, Design / Print, Design / Typography, Events/Exhibitions,

Posted by: Ali
Posted: Jan 13th 2014
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The amazing Leeds Print Festival is back for its third consecutive year running. Spanning a week, the festival includes a mix of contemporary and traditional printing with exhibitors such as; Dust, Papercut Bindery, Nomad Press, Print For Good, Ditto and some work from the Graphic Design department at Leeds College of Art.  There is also a series of prin...

Matt Wiley's book cover design

Matt Wiley's book cover design

Category: Books, Design / Print, Design / Publishing,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jul 28th 2013
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My love for food and for design collide in the form of a cookbook. And I'm loving this one that Matt Wiley designed for Florence Knight's new release. That watercolour typography! What's your favourite cookbook? ...

Dana Tanamachi x Puffin

Dana Tanamachi x Puffin

Category: Books, Design / Typography, Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jul 21st 2013
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"Chalk Queen" Dana Tanamachi is back, this time collaborating with Penguin on a series of covers for classic children's books.  Check out this time-lapse video to see her create the cover for the Wizard of Oz. ...

1984

1984

Category: Books, Design / Print, Design / Publishing, Design / Typography,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 18th 2013
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Letterology did a great post last week on published and unpublished covers of George Orwell's 1984. Aren't they fabulous?  ...

Swedish Ikea Cookbook

Swedish Ikea Cookbook

Category: Books, Design / Publishing, Photography,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: May 31st 2013
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Shot by Carl Kleiner, this amazing photography is from an Ikea cookbook called 'Hembakat är Bäst' (which means 'Homemade is best'). ...

Slice a Recipe

Slice a Recipe

Category: Books, Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Packaging, Design / Print,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: May 30th 2013
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As a means for culinary students at Escuela de Cocina Carulla to 'sharpen' their skills while studying, Ogilvy & Mather designed this special introductory cook book which literally needs to be delicately sliced open to reveal its contents. ...

Massimo Vignelli on Grids

Category: Books, Design / Editorial, Design / Print, Design / Publishing, Design / Typography, Interviews / Individual,

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Posted: Apr 30th 2013
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Fabulous interview with Massimo Vignelli discussing how he uses grids. ...

Rare old books

Rare old books

Category: Art, Books, Designers/Studios, Illustration,

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Posted: Mar 5th 2013
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Nobrium: Towards True Precision in the Control of Excessive Anxiety Why is it that so many cool books are just so hard to find? Stumbled across this little gem, designed by Pentagrams Mervyn Kurlansky in 1971, for a Pharmaceutical company. As you would expect, captures the zeitgeist of the early 70's perfectly! ...