Feature: Book design

 
Four Seasons

Four Seasons

Micha Weidmann’s art direction for a cookbook by London chef Ollie Dabbous, with photographs by Joakim…

 
Reputations: Mucho

Reputations: Mucho

‘We were interested in working internationally, to learn from different cultures and to know how design…

 
To have and to hold

To have and to hold

The challenges of digital publishing have galvanised a new spirit in book design and production. Is it…

 
Reputations: Irma  Boom

Reputations: Irma Boom

‘I compare my work to architecture. I don’t build villas, I build social housing. The books are…

 
In the right place

In the right place

In this extract from his book, Gerald Cinamon explains how he brought integrated book design to Penguin…

 
Told in pictures

Told in pictures

Wordless picturebooks form a corner of children’s literature in which illustrators and artists tell…

 
A nose for type

A nose for type

A new publisher of ‘visual writing’ launches with this typographic reboot of an eighteenth-century…

 
The shape of a pocket

The shape of a pocket

In 1960s France, Henry Cohen’s inventive photographic covers made Gallimard’s Idées series required…

 
Penguin crime

Penguin crime

Romek Marber’s 1960s paperback identity is a landmark of independent British design

 

The image as evidence

The career of Germano Facetti is exceptional in its range. As art director of Penguin Book covers in the…

 
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