Super Graphic, an entertaining new book by Tim Leong, breaks down the comic book world through useful and funny infographics – sometimes both, as in the case of this Venn Diagram of super hero tropes. See an enlargeable version of …
The cover of Vladimir Nabokov’s Lolita has sparked much intrigue. 80 renowned designers and illustrators, like Paula Scher, Jessica Hische and Matt Dorfman (shown above), interpret the cover in new ways. Take a look.
Check out Steve Kroeter’s profile on Penguin Book’s Coralie Bickford-Smith, whose patterns on cloth-bound editions of classic books have inspired collectors since 2008. Via Designers & Books.
Extraordinary book jacket design by Tanamachi Studios for Puffin Books’ recent redesigns of popular children’s books. Wizard of Oz, Pippi Longstocking and Peter Pan (pictured below) are now available. Via Design Work Life.
Finn Dean won this year’s Book Illustration Competition for reinterpretations of Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World. Via Creative Review.
University of San Francisco student Mia Johnson created this amazingly detailed Adventure Supply Kit as her thesis project, which includes designs for everything from books for the journey to a constellation chart. Via Design Work Life.
Designer and illustrator Emiliano Ponzi just received an ADC Gold Cube for his illustrations on the covers of an Italian series of Charles Bukowski books. The project was art directed by Cristiano Guerri. Via Emiliano Ponzi.