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Computer Arts cover contest

Computer Arts cover contest

Category: Competitions, Design / Print, Design / Publishing, Magazines,

Posted by: Anthony
Posted: Jun 23rd 2014
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Current student Holly Ovenden and graduate Josh Clarke have made it into the top 30 of Computer Arts cover contest! Well done guys. Check out all the entries ...

Isabel Urbina Peña

Isabel Urbina Peña

Category: Design / Packaging, Design / Publishing, Design / Typography, Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Mar 2nd 2014
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You're not meant to judge a book by its cover, but of course, as designers, we totally do! Luckily, the covers Isabel Urbina Peña designs always make me pick up the book. I also love what she's done with the styling and presentation on her website ... Beautiful work Isabel!  EDIT: ...

3-D Printed Book Cover

3-D Printed Book Cover

Category: Books, Design / Editorial, Design / Print, Design / Typography, Printing/Production,

Posted by: Ali
Posted: Jan 15th 2014
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The first 3D printed book cover has arrived! Chang-Rae Lee's 'On Such a Full Sea' is comprised of a white slip cover featuring typography which is risen from the surface of the book giving it a surreal and intriguing look. The slipcover was designed by Riverhead's art director Helen Yentus and took 30 hours to print! Needless to say the books are limited edition costing $150 ...

Matt Wiley's book cover design

Matt Wiley's book cover design

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

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jul 28th 2013
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My love for food and for design collide in the form of a cookbook. And I'm loving this one that Matt Wiley designed for Florence Knight's new release. That watercolour typography! What's your favourite cookbook? ...

1984

1984

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

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 18th 2013
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Letterology did a great post last week on published and unpublished covers of George Orwell's 1984. Aren't they fabulous?  ...

Laser Cut Record

Category: Art, Music, Other Design Fields, Printing/Production,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: May 13th 2013
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Not satisfyied with creating the world's first 3D printed record, Amanda Ghassaei has now created wooden, laser cut records. The results are not only striking in a visual sense, but the audible versions of the songs cut into the wood in this way are strangely haunting. Tracks that Amanda has chosen so far include Radiohead'...

DESIGNTIMES Cover by Lo Siento

DESIGNTIMES Cover by Lo Siento

Category: Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Interactive, Design / Print, Design / Typography, Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Apr 8th 2013
No. of comments: 0

I've mentioned Barcelona studio Lo Siento here before, but I couldn't resist posting their newest project - a beautiful cover for South African magazine DESIGNTIMES. Getting off the computer means the...

Penney Design

Penney Design

Category: Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Elske Kooistra
Posted: Mar 1st 2013
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I love the work of Penney Design because of how they create a retro feel in their work. They have translated this really well to modern day pop culture. ...

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...