Steven Heller talks with Parisa Tashakori, who helped coordinate Vitrine: A Collection of Essays on the History of Book Cover Design in Iran.
Iranian posters in Farsi are among the most beautiful posters I've ever seen. Now that accolade applies to Iran's book covers and jackets, too.
Michael Dooley discusses the work of Dorothy and Otis Shepard, two pioneers of American Modernist design.
Through mastery of natural light and atmospheric photography, author and photographer Vivienne Gucwa captures the magic of New York City.
OMG! I Forgot the Card is a collection of humorous tear-out greeting card designs for every occasion. Need a card for Mother’s Day, Groundhog Day or just to say a friendly hello? Just pull out this book, tear out the appropriate page, fold and send. I was raised in a family of ubiquitous dad...
Deciding which books will fuel your artistic fire is tough. And creating a must-read list for the Designers & Books website is no easy feat either. Read this Observer column to find out how Rick Poynor went about creating his.
Have you created some “damn good” design work with your in-house team? Enter the HOW In-House Design Awards to earn the recognition you deserve! Midsummer is the perfect time for a good read. I’ve been hunting around for some good design books to occupy my spare time, and I ended up finding the perfect...
Steven Heller is a prolific writer. Here, he announces several books he's been involved in writing.
Paul Shaw, noted letter designer and design historian, reviews the latest addition to his bookshelf: The Field Guide to Typography.
Buzz Poole discusses two books that delve into trees and walls (respectively), and how they metaphorically drive meaning.