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Design is a Job

Design is a Job

Category: Books, Resources / Reference, Web / Design,

Posted by: John F
Posted: Nov 15th 2012
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I'm about halfway through this book and its brilliant. If you're thinking of going out on your own as a freelancer or starting your own design business this is a must read. In fact all Mike's advice would work for you dealing with your art director as well. Design is a Job from A Book Apart...
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A Book Apart

A Book Apart

Category: Web / Design, Web / Resources,

Posted by: John F
Posted: Nov 12th 2012
No. of comments: 0

A Book Apart is your one stop shop for everything web related (publishing wise). They've produced seminal books like Responsive Web Design by Ethan Marcotte & Mobile Fir...
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Jessica Hische for Penguin Classics

Jessica Hische for Penguin Classics

Category: Books, Design / Typography,

Posted by: Maz
Posted: Sep 20th 2012
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Clever old Penguin Books - they have persuaded Jessica Hische to do a daily drop-cap inspired series of book covers for their new Classics range. Rather lovely they are too. Via ...

Simon & Schuster Book Jacket Competition

Simon & Schuster Book Jacket Competition

Category: Art, Blogs, Books, Competitions, Design / Editorial, Design / Packaging, Design / Publishing, Design / Typography, Designers/Studios, Events/Exhibitions,

Posted by: Brittany
Posted: Sep 14th 2012
No. of comments: 1

  Next year, Simon & Schuster will be celebrating the 60th anniversary of Ray Bradbury’s classic dystopian novel, Fahr...

Logotype

Logotype

Category: Books,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: Aug 23rd 2012
No. of comments: 0

  For all the (well deserved, I should add) hype about digital there certainly are a lot of BEAUTIFUL books being released at the moment. One of the picks has to be the latest in a series from Laurence King Publishers, Logotype. The hugely successful (and essential inclusions on any serious designe...

Scandinavian Graphic Design

Scandinavian Graphic Design

Category: Books,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: Aug 23rd 2012
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Still on the Scandinavian theme, this book was a recent purchase with a birthday gift card (thanks, Jules!) and remains a favourite. Full of all that sexy design work that those Northern Eu...
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Nicholas Jones

Nicholas Jones

Category: Art, Books,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: Aug 22nd 2012
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I'm one of those people who silently fumes when I get a loaned book back from a friend and pages have been dog-eared. Have some of these people not heard of bookmarks?! So I've had to put my overly book-protective nature aside for a bit to fully appreciate the beauty of what Nicholas Jones does to various precious tomes. Simply...
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It's mine!

It's mine!

Category: Books,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: Aug 16th 2012
No. of comments: 1

Ordered some time ago, my face LIT UP when I saw this arrive today! Seriously, one of the greatest designers ever to have graced this planet. This, for sure, is my new favourite design book. Available at Unit Editions. ...
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Book Cover Lover

Book Cover Lover

Category: Books, Design / Packaging, Design / Print, Design / Publishing, Resources / Reference,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Aug 6th 2012
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And honestly, what's a more appropriate title for a Flickr feed devoted to the best graphic covers? Book Cover Lover is a truly incredible set, colour-coded to perfection and with design so beautiful it'll make publishing devotees go weak at the knees. Take a meander through and be inspi...

Typographic Study: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Typographic Study: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Category: Design / Print, Design / Typography,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jul 5th 2012
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An exploration of typographic solutions for The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, by the talented lads at iamalwayshungry. ...