Feature: Book design

 
Stamped in the memory

Stamped in the memory

The Gentle Author’s book about East London print and envelope specialists the Baddeley Brothers…

 
The case of Romek Marber

The case of Romek Marber

The Polish-born graphic designer behind Penguin’s ‘Marber grid’ helped to define British postwar graphic…

 
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…

 
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