My Book Design Gateway Drug: Milton Charles and the Covers of V.C. Andrews
It was 1989 and I was mooching about in the Woodend library – wandering the aisles, feet lazily sparking static on the carpet tiles – when a paperback on the shelf flickered in the light. Read more
Spine Magazine is Seeking Submissions
UK-based Spine Magazine is currently looking for book designs to feature in its fourth issue.
Chinese Typography and a PhD
When Tony Palmer first became interested in Chinese typography, he presumed there would be Chinese publication equivalents to Erik Spiekermann’s Stop Stealing Sheep and Learn How to Use Type Properly, or The Elements of Typographic Style by Robert Bringhurst. But…
The Making of A Fairy Tale
Allison Colpoys shares the early drafts of her award-winning cover design for Jonas T. Bengtsson’s novel A Fairy Tale.
How to Deconstruct a Science Fiction Cover
"I remember the covers as much for the pleasure and excitement of recalling the book as for the cover art. But in truth it is far easier to remember the covers than the characters or plots."…
Entries Now Open for Print’s Typography & Lettering Awards
Print’s new Typography & Lettering Awards are now open to entries in three categories…
Through the Covers
Josh Durham shines a light on the world of cricket book cover design.
The Making of Sepia
When Sepia was voted Designers’ Choice Book of the Year at the 2015 Australian Book Designers Awards, Debra Billson was left speechless.