Design Books

How do visionary designers like Chip Kidd, Rodrigo Corral, and Barbara deWilde create such consistently memorable book jackets? A great book cover design showcases a designer’s ability to refine an idea to its essential visual expression, and Imprint surveys the best of jacket design in the genres of fiction, non-fiction, and experimental work, revealing the strategies top designers use to tell a story with images and type.

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Old Words From the New Age

A few years ago, I was asked by Project Projects to contribute a 1988 Quentin Fiore interview for "The Electric Information Age Book."

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Books on Photobooks

Steven Heller discovers the Errata Editions "Books on Books" series, and grabs a copy of Alexey Brodovitch's "Ballet."

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80 is the New 80, Only Much Better

"Twenty Over Eighty" by Bryn Smith and Aileen Kwun features interviews with legendary creatives over the age of 80 who have greatly shaped 20th-century design and beyond.

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18 Illustrated Quotes by Seymour Chwast

In celebration of Seymour Chwast's new book, At War With War (currently being funded on Kickstarter), check out some of our favorite illustrated quotes by Chwast.

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A Chicago Tribune Geek-Out !

A crazy quilt of material concerning aspects of the Chicago Tribune that have injected themselves into J.J. Sedelmaier's personal and professional life.