Tag Archives: Book Design

My Year That Was

I don’t think I’ve ever written something to sum up a year in my life before, and I feel like I kind of abandoned this blog a few months back. But now that it’s officially 2012, maybe I’ll start out by doing something new, and reviving something old, even though my eyes are the only [...]

Killed Covers

Every book designer has an idea that didn’t make the cut, no matter how great it was. I know I do. There are a lot of people who need to sign off on them: publishers, authors, marketing departments, agents, to name a few. This means there are a lot of great book covers sitting around [...]

Interview at Ampersand Books

Christopher Katz and the folks at Ampersand Books were kind enough to interview me on their blog recently. Some of the topics discussed include book design, ebooks, Steven Soderberg’s Schitzopolis, and Monkeybicycle. If you have a few minutes and some interest, check it out here. Thanks to Chris and Ampersand! Tags: Ampersand, Book Design, Design, [...]

A Serious Interview with Coralie Bickford-Smith

There is a very fantastic blog about book design and many other fun and interesting things called Greater Than or Equal To, and today they feature and equally fun and interesting interview with book designer extraordinaire, Coralie Bickford-Smith, whose work will make you wish you were a better designer. There are two great videos to [...]

Save 50/50

Apparently the AIGA has decided to discontinue their 50 Books/50 Covers competition after a measly nine decades. Is this a sign of the digital times? Perhaps. But it doesn’t have to be. Sign this petition and help convince them to keep this competition going for another year so I can submit my work. UPDATE: It [...]