It’s no rare occasion that your book of choice has a horrible cover. In such cases, you could do worse than Book City Jackets. A charming solution straight out of middle school. 12$ for a set of three.
In the late 1980s, the Alfred A. Knopf design group redefined the art of American book packaging. Two decades later, the department continues to set the bar for the trade publishing industry. Knopf: Then and Now brings the legendary team of Carol Devine Carson, Barbara de Wilde, Archie Ferguson, and Chip Kidd together on stage for the first time.
- The hardest working man in the business, John Gall, has deigned to grace us with a blog. In the words of Dan Wagstaff, “John Gall has started a blog. Holy fuck.”
- Speaking of Dan, have you seen his ancillary site, The Accidental Optimist? I know it’s been around for a little while, but I just recently got around to checking it out and before I knew it I was 34 pages deep and wishing for more.
- Occasionally I venture outside the world of book cover design and need a place to put it all together. As such, I launched my own blog the other day. I know self-whoring is annoying, but you’ll just have to show me some grace in this case.