Tagged: design

Uncharted waters

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

The resurgence of golden age crime

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

Cover story: Designing for Backlist

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

Cover story: Commercial creep

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

Cover story

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 design round-up: trends of 2017

Creative editor Danny Arter examines the most common aesthetic approaches to book cover design that he has seen this year. Read more

Government gives illustrated publishers July deadline

The government has given publishers just three months to comply with new legislation which industry figures have warned threatens to decimate illustrated publishing, refusing requests for... Read more

'Oranges' cover among PRH design winners

Students from the University of London and the University of the Arts London have won prizes at this year’s Penguin Random House cover design awards.... Read more

Agency puts it own spin on design

Tony Brook and Patricia Finegan founded Spin in 1992 as a design studio working across physical and digital. Spin’s projects encompass typography, identities, art direction... Read more

ABCD crowns cover champions

The Academy of British Cover Design (ABCD) last week (5th March) revealed the winners of its second cover design competition. Headed by publication designers Jamie... Read more

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