Review: Book design

 
From cover to cover

From cover to cover

Originally used to protect book bindings, dust jackets were often discarded before a…
 
No fixed style

No fixed style

Among British independent record companies, Mute Records, founded in 1978 by…
 
Books on books

Books on books

The London Centre for Book Arts (LCBA), founded in 2012 by artists Simon Goode and…
 
In praise of infrastructure: BR’s corporate identity manual is resurrected

In praise of infrastructure: BR’s corporate identity manual is resurrected

The British Rail Corporate Identity Manual was a labour of love for Wallace Henning…
 
More than just a gridnik

More than just a gridnik

Wim Crouwel: Modernist is the disingenuously bald title of a richly textured portrait…
 
The ‘bookness’ of books

The ‘bookness’ of books

Hundreds of books about books have been published during the past century. A complete…
 
Industrialised folk art

Industrialised folk art

Alexander Girard ‘brought together what the modern had once separated: craftsmanship…
 
Eventure playground

Eventure playground

Boooook is the first publication to give a retrospective overview of the life and…
 
Automonography

Automonography

Abbott Miller’s book tells the story of a life in design: starting out – as his wife…
 
Learning from Ladybird

Learning from Ladybird

For any member of the generations who grew up with Ladybird Books, the mini-hardback…
 
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