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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Designer of the Week: Michael Janda

Michael Janda talks about his graphic design career path, the variety of experiences that got him where he is today, plus his best advice for designers.

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Beyond the Graphic Novel: A Comically Surreal Comic Collage

Here Comes Kitty is the work of multidisciplinary artist Richard Kraft, a Jess for our age. Kraft has craftily transformed a 1960s Polish espionage comic into a mad, post-mod melange of Western religion and Eastern mysticism, Nazi spies and domesticated animals, the disturbingly chaotic and the playfully erotic.

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Holiday Books and Things

I've never produced a formal Holiday Gift Guide, but the time has come to grab the books by the spines and make a stand, from Charlie Brown to Bodoni.

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11 Must Have HOW Design Books from 2015

As 2015 comes to a close and Print prepares to release this year’s RDA, we decided to share our favorite design books from the past 11 months. Kick off the holiday season the right way by purchasing one for the designer in your life, your artistic friends, or yourself—because everyone needs a creativebtreat.  1. Design Funny Whether you’re...