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6 Exquisite Design Book Covers

I’m a sucker for a nice looking book cover design. If you share my passion, you might enjoy perusing this roundup of some of the best book covers from MyDesignShop.com. If you’re keen to take a peek behind the best …

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04/15/2014: Wally Olins tribute

Influential brand consultant Wally Olins has died yesterday and a number have tributes popped up around the internet. Co-founder of British design firm Wolff Olins and founder and chairman of Saffron Brand Consultants, Wally Olins was also a prolific author …

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04/11/2014: Creative Routines graphics

Core77 editor (and former Print editor) Mason Currey collaborated with designer RJ Andrews for this inspirational and intriguing look into the habits of creatives. The result is a book complete fascinating charts showing how composers, authors, artists and other great …

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I Like It. What is It? and Other Bookish Gift Ideas

‘Tis the season, the Holidaze, time to tuck into sweets and sales, and, hopefully, carve out some time for rest and relaxation with friends and family. It’s easy to be cynical about this last month of the year but who …

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ROY G. BIV is Finally Here!

Lovingly packaged with full-color illustrations on every page, “ROY G. BIV” is a great reference or inspiration for designers, artists and color-fans of every stripe. Take a rollicking tour through Jude Stewart’s book.

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Lolita: A Cover Girl Misunderstood

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.

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Fetishizing Books

The book publishing industry still doesn’t really know what to do with itself. But people continue to read and books remain relevant. The manifestation of that relevance can take many different shapes, as documented in all of these books about books.