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Shazzam!

Shazzam!

Category: Designers/Studios, Illustration,

Posted by: Elske Kooistra
Posted: Jul 25th 2013
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A promotional brochure. The Little Book of Photo-shoppe Trickery. ...

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Letterology did a great post last week on published and unpublished covers of George Orwell's 1984.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. ...

DESIGNTIMES Cover by Lo Siento

DESIGNTIMES Cover by Lo Siento

Category: Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Interactive, Design / Print, Design / Typography, Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Apr 8th 2013
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I've mentioned Barcelona studio Lo Siento here before, but I couldn't resist posting their newest project - a beautiful cover for South African magazine DESIGNTIMES. Getting off the computer means the...

Penney Design

Penney Design

Category: Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Elske Kooistra
Posted: Mar 1st 2013
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I love the work of Penney Design because of how they create a retro feel in their work. They have translated this really well to modern day pop culture. ...

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! ...