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Jenny Volvovski: From Cover to Cover

Jenny Volvovski: From Cover to Cover

Category: Design / Print, Illustration,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 18th 2012
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Designers' personal projects are so damn inspiring. I love seeing what sparks an individual's creativity. From Cover to Cover is a fantastic project from Jenny Volvovski (one third of the creative team at ALSO); she is redesigning the covers of books as she fini...

Takeo Takei - Aesop's Fables

Takeo Takei - Aesop's Fables

Category: Books, Illustration,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 15th 2012
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Beautifully simple lines drawings from Japanese artist Takeo Takei. These were created for a 1925 edition of Aesop's Fables. Can you imagine being a kid and getting to look at these beauties as your mum or dad read to you out loud? My mind would've run riot. ...
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What is the future of design?

What is the future of design?

Category: Books, Designers/Studios, Events/Exhibitions,

Posted by: Renee
Posted: Jun 12th 2012
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Last week I was fortunate enough to see Frank Chimero speak at the Portable event at Brisbane's Edge. It was an inspiring afternoon where questions were asked of designers about the way we work and why we do things?  Drawing on findings from his book, The Shape of Design, Frank asked us 'What does it mean to b...

Wallpaper — 2012 Handmade Covers

Wallpaper — 2012 Handmade Covers

Category: Design / Editorial, Design / Typography, Magazines,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: May 31st 2012
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This one's especially for all you FT'ers in the Northern Hemisphere, about to be designing your book / CD covers. Wallpaper's 2012 collection of handmade covers have been shouted about all through the Twittersphere of late — and here they are. A solid dose of inspiration and...

The Copy Book

The Copy Book

Category: Advertising, Books, Design / Print, Design / Publishing,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: May 11th 2012
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A lovely find on thisiscollate — what looks like it'd be a really interesting read on the art of copy writing. This is an updated edition of a book originally published by D&AD in 1995, and this time around is a joint project with ...

Poemotion / Takahiro Kurashima

Category: Animation / Motion Graphics, Art, Books,

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Posted: Apr 25th 2012
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Beautiful book concept by Takahiro Kurashima ...

Recent Grad Laura Greaves Designs Patterns for Gabriele Wilson

Recent Grad Laura Greaves Designs Patterns for Gabriele Wilson

Category: Design / Publishing,

Posted by: Dailey
Posted: Apr 19th 2012
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We're super-proud of Laura Greaves, a graduate from our January 2012 course in NYC. Gabriele Wilson, book cover designer extraordinaire, has incorporated four of Laura's patterns into the most recent additions to The Poetry Society...

Good Books - Metamorphosis

Category: Advertising, Animation / Motion Graphics, Books,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Apr 17th 2012
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New Zealand creative agency, String Theory teamed up with US-based agency Buck, to create this wonderful animated homage to Hunter S.Thompson to help promote Good Books. ...

Christian Jackson

Christian Jackson

Category: Designers/Studios, Illustration,

Posted by: Clare Rose
Posted: Mar 5th 2012
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Christian Jackson is a designer from Chicago. I love these simple book cover designs. The essence of the narrative is captured very quickly and effectively. Muted colours are also really effective....
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The Field Guide to Victorian Produce

The Field Guide to Victorian Produce

Category: Books, Design / Publishing,

Posted by: Meave
Posted: Mar 5th 2012
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I came across this book on The Design Files mailout today. Great work by Victorian designer Matthew Angel. Check out his website too —some really inspirational design work.  ...
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