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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Picturing Famous Comics Artists and Animators, at Ease

Explore portraits and interviews of cartoonists, comics artists, animators and more, all from Michael Dooley and photographer Greg Preston, who is currently seeking to fund a new volume of his book, The Artist Within.

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Ghosts of Signage Past

"Ghostletters Vienna" stands as a visual monument to these palimpsests of an urban microcosm that once was.

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The Design of Pride

Jesse Reed and Hamish Smyth, the pair behind the NASA Graphics Standards Manual, are announcing The American Revolution Bicentennial manual.

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My Favorite Rand Kids’ Book

Paul Rand designed and illustrated four children's books with his wife, Ann Rand, as author, including this one: Listen! Listen!