Book cover redesigns of Verso’s Radical Thinkers series, using only lines and type. These were created by Rumors, the design studio responsible for the eye-catching cover of April’s Print.
Fast Company ranks the seven of the biggest lies from Craig Ward’s Popular Lies About Graphic Design.
A page from Fin de Copenhague by Asger Jorn and Guy Debord from 1957. Rick Poynor discusses the book’s legend and influence at Design Observer.
The cover of an awesome Apple Computer guide illustrated by Matt Groening from 1989. Check out the whole article, plus shots of the entire brochure at Vintage Zen. Via Quipsologies.
An entire website dedicated to the 1970 edition of the New York City Transit Authority Graphics Standard Manual (designed by Massimo Vignelli of Unimark International) shows some very detailed insight to some of NYC’s most iconic signs.
Check out this gallery of some playful examples of 3-D type illustrations, like this one by designer Chris LaBrooy. Via Awwwards.
Not only is the design treatment of this book flawless, each copy has been hand-trimmed by a power saw. Check out more photos and graphic designer Andreas Hidber’s process on his Behance page.
Nice collection of Criterion Collection illustrations, an ongoing personal project by Michele Rosenthal. Via Design Work Life.
This clever book cover design is for Maxwell J. Roberts’ new book Underground Maps Unravelled. The inside includes many of the historic maps that have had an important role in simplifying train travel. Check out the story at Design Observer.
Check out this Fast Company story about Studio 360 and Bruce Mau Design’s inventive campaign to rebrand Canada.