Review: Book design

 
An old-fashioned alien invasion

An old-fashioned alien invasion

They Live: A Visual and Cultural Awakening is an exploration of John Carpenter’s…
 
Adventures 
in the book trade

Adventures 
in the book trade

Printing R-Evolution’ has been an unexpected public success, confounding expectations…
 
Easy reading

Easy reading

Paul Luna has written a very thorough explanation of typography as a subject and a…
 
File under undefined

File under undefined

Edward Gorey (1925-2000) spent most of his life trying to remain uncategorised and…
 
Hard-working hooligans

Hard-working hooligans

Scan the pages of recent graphic design history, and its coverage of the…
 
Rules of engagement

Rules of engagement

Back in 2005, I wrote ‘In Search of a Comprehensive Type Design Theory’, a somewhat…
 
Body of work

Body of work

In our digital age, when every image is available and mutable, when pornography is…
 
Paranoia in the void

Paranoia in the void

The selection of Nick Drnaso’s Sabrina for the Man Booker longlist – the first time a…
 
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…
 
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