Oscar Pop!

With the Oscars only a day away, things are getting exciting. There were a lot of great movies last year, so it should be a good show. I’m still scratching my head over who to choose in [...]


My Top 10 Book Covers of 2015

I’m not sure why I’m enjoying these year-end lists. But since I am, here’s another one, and this one it’s near and dear to me since it’s in my field of book [...]


My Top 20 Movie Posters of 2015

2015 was a good year for movie posters. Sure, there were the usual suspects with lazy san-serif type treatments, bland, Photoshopped images, and unoriginal character posters. But there were [...]


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 [...]


Cover That Mug!

Has anyone else noticed a trend in type-over-the-face movie posters recently? Seeing the new one-sheet for Thor over the weekend got [...]



Working in graphic design usually means managing large files. That’s the case for me, anyway. As the designer of several publishing imprints, space fills up pretty quickly on my hard [...]


30 Covers, 30 Days

The great Office of Letters and Light is smack dab in the middle of their 30 Covers, 30 Days project. The gist of this is that 30 NaNoWriMo authors were selected to participate, and [...]