The Bookseller's creative editor Danny Arter on how the rise of the ‘book as object’ has coincided with a print renaissance and why its pioneers... Read more
From ‘designing for backlist’ and deftly on to this year’s resurgence of golden age crime fiction, the classic crime genre is proving as popular as... Read more
The importance of spine-out books If you wander through your local bookshop, past the table displays of new releases and beyond the bestsellers shouting for... Read more
How mass market design is influencing literary fiction I love designing literary fiction. It is the goal of many designers to create that covetable book... Read more
Stuart Bache is managing designer at HarperCollins. Each year, he compiles a selection of his favourite book jackets from the past twelve months. This time,... Read more
Cover designer Jo Walker is leaving HarperCollins to join Pushkin Press as art director.
The Vintage team has revealed how it created the striking cover of Margaret Atwood’s The Testaments which has been used for all editions across the globe.... Read more
Penguin Random House UK has revealed the nine winners of the 2019 Student Design Award, following a record-breaking number of 2,313 entries.
Independent publisher Joe Pearson of Design for Today who lost £100,000 worth of stock in the Croydon warehouse fire has been “astonished” by an online... Read more
Creative editor Danny Arter examines the most common aesthetic approaches to book cover design that he has seen this year.