Category Archives: book design

The University of Illinois Press hosts the annual Book, Jacket and Journal Show, April 28-May 9, 2014. Sponsored by the Association of American University Presses, nearly 100 books and jackets—the best of university press publishing—are on display for public viewing … Continue reading

Charles Ives in the Mirror just arrived from the printer, and it is bright! I think it conveys the mood of the book well. Here’s an excerpt so you can decide for yourself: “Early in 1921, several hundred Americans were … Continue reading

Last week, Mariah Bear of Weldon Owen Publishing posted the following infographic, explaining how a book comes to be published.     Link to the original post.

Chip Kidd, a book designer for Alfred A. Knopf, gives a wonderful talk about the business. (Follow the talk all the way to the end for a graphic comparison between print and ebook publishing—Kidd leaves no doubt which side of … Continue reading