28 June 2012
Design by Feed: Anouk Pennel and Raphaël Daudelin. Les Editions de la Pastèque, www.lapasteque.com
Comic book / recipe book from Montréal.
Basics Design: Format
Basics Design: Layout
By Gavin Ambrose and Paul Harris
Ava, £12.95 each
Beyond no. 1: Black Day To Freedom
Ed. by Prof. Glenn Hardaker and Rob Chiu. Design: Rob Chiu at The Ronin
Brand Environmental Design
Comp. by Marike Van Rijn. BIS, €45
Portfolio / manifesto, 1985-2004, for
QuA Associates from Amsterdam.
The Art of Saying Hello
By Michael S. Dorrian, Liz Farrelly
Laurence King, £19.95, €32
Cover to un.cover
By Giene Steenman
010 Publishers, €29.50
Clothes, culture and the body.
Creative Type: A Sourcebook of Classic and Contemporary Letterforms
By Cees W. de Jong, Alston W. Purvis, Friedrich Friedl. Thames & Hudson, £29.95
The R. Crumb Handbook
By R. Crumb and Peter Poplaski
MQ Publications, £16.99
Includes a CD with a selection of recordings from Crumb’s ‘half-assed’ musical career.
DesignArt: on art’s romance with design
Alex Coles. Tate £18.99, .95
Drawing the Line:
The Comics Journal Library Vol. 4
Ralph Steadman, Jules Feiffer, Edward Sorel and David Levine. Fantagraphics
Emigre no. 68: American Mutt Barks in the Yard
By David Barringer. Emigre / Princeton Architectural Press
Energetic self-taught designer and aspiring novelist Barringer sends a 35,000 word message to Rudy.
By Steven Heller & Louise Fili. Thames & Hudson, £22.50
Flying Lightness: Promises for structural elegance
By Adriaan Beukers, Ed van Hinte Design Erik Wong, Eva Heisterkamp 010 Publishers, €24.50
From the makers of Lightness.
Fred The Clown. By Roger Langridge. Fantagraphics
Introduction by John Robinson
Thames & Hudson, £28
A portfolio of recent work by the designers formerly known as Graphic Havoc. Essay by Helen Walters.
Head, Heart & Hips: The seductive world of Big Active
Editor and Design Director Gerard Saint. Die Gestalten Verlag, £27.99
It’s a matter of Editorial Design
Edited by Viction:workshop. Art direction by Victor Cheung
By Hermann Hülsenberg, Peter Stenkhoff, Eva Wendel. Neue Gestaltung Verlag, €16
By Mark Sutcliffe. Thames & Hudson, £28
Penguin by Design
By Phil Baines. Allen Lane, £16.99
Subtitled ‘A Cover Story 1935’, this is an erudite and lovingly assembled critique of the publisher’s design heritage, packed with colour photos of the covers.
by David C. Lai, MD. Mark Batty Publisher, .95
Promotional postcards from faraway places . . . in the name of anaesthesia.
Editions Pyramid, Design & Designer series. Preface Marc H. Choko, €13
Pocket-sized overview of the designer’s career. Text in English and French
Recollected Work: Mevis & Van Deursen
Essay by Paul Ellliman. Artimo, €40
Re-Magazine no. 12: Hester
Edited by Jop van Bennekom and Arnoud Helleman. Artimo, €9
Hester is a 37-year-old, London-based writer who ‘faces rejection daily’.
This is Not an Atlas
By Nick Foster and Warren Hutchinson. Mark Batty Publisher
A curious collection of signage from around the world, as in ‘Bag World’, ‘Denture World’ and even ‘Kebab World’.
By Dave Cooper
Bizarre coffee table book subtitled ‘Additional observations on the beauty / ugliness of mostly pillowy girls’.
Influencing design & typography
Edited by John D. Berry. Mark Batty Publisher,
To be reviewed in a future issue.
We Want You To Love Type
By Johanna Balusikova & Alan Zaruba. Typotheque, €16
Typotheque’s first book examines some Czech and Slovak type design projects.