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Final deadline Feburary 24, 2017. Enter today!

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Penguin Worlds Sci-Fi Series
TITLE: Penguin Worlds Sci-Fi Series
AUTHOR: Various
PUBLISHER: Penguin

DESIGNER: La Boca
ART DIRECTOR: Richard Bravery
DESIGN FIRM: La Boca



The Industries of the Future
TITLE: The Industries of the Future
AUTHOR: Alec Ross
PUBLISHER: Simon & Schuster

DESIGNER: Jason Heuer
ART DIRECTOR: Jackie Seow
DESIGN FIRM: Jason Heuer Design



Of Reality
TITLE: Of Reality
AUTHOR: Gianni Vattimo
PUBLISHER: Columbia University Press

DESIGNER: Lisa Hamm
ART DIRECTOR: Julia Kushnirsky



Measuring Shadows
TITLE: Measuring Shadows
AUTHOR: Raz Chen-Morris
PUBLISHER: Penn State University Press

DESIGNER: Regina Starace
CREATIVE DIRECTOR: Jennifer Norton
DESIGN FIRM: Penn State University Press



A Super Upsetting Cookbook About Sandwiches
TITLE: A Super Upsetting Cookbook About Sandwiches
AUTHOR: Tyler Kord
PUBLISHER: Clarkson Potter

DESIGNER: Ian Dingman
CREATIVE DIRECTOR: Marysarah Quinn
ART DIRECTOR: Stephanie Huntwork



Out of the Wreck I Rise
TITLE: Out of the Wreck I Rise
AUTHOR: Neil Steinberg and Sara Bader
PUBLISHER: University of Chicago Press

DESIGNER: Matt Avery
CREATIVE DIRECTOR: Jill Shimabukuro
ART DIRECTOR: Jill Shimabukuro



Francis Picabia: Our Heads Are Round so Our Thoughts Can Change Direction
TITLE: Francis Picabia: Our Heads Are Round so Our Thoughts Can Change Direction
AUTHOR: Anne Umland and Cathérine Hug
PUBLISHER: The Museum of Modern Art

DESIGNER: Mark Nelson
DESIGN FIRM: McCall Associates



Manhattan Sunday
TITLE: Manhattan Sunday
AUTHOR: Richard Renaldi
PUBLISHER: Aperture Foundation

DESIGNER: Andrew Sloat



Making Waves: Japanese American Photography, 1920-1940
TITLE: Making Waves: Japanese American Photography, 1920-1940
AUTHOR: Dennis Reed
PUBLISHER: Japanese American National Museum, Los Angeles

DESIGNER: Dennis Reed
DESIGN FIRM: One Cat Press



Helibo Seyoman
TITLE: Helibo Seyoman
AUTHOR: Sandra Bartoli, Agnieszka Brzeżańska, Jerzy Goliszewski, Ulrich Gutmair, Tymek Jezierski, Christin Kaiser, Hari Kunzru, Krzysztof Pyda, Agata Pyzik, Gregor Różański, Ariane Spanier, Olga Szczechowska, Andreas Töpfer, Aleksandra Waliszewska, Gregor Weichbrodt, Jakub Żulczyk
PUBLISHER: Bęc Zmiana New Culture Foundation  /  Martin Conrads, Franziska Morlok, Bogna Świątkowska

DESIGNER: Franziska Morlok
CREATIVE DIRECTOR: Franziska Morlok, Miriam Waszelewski
ART DIRECTOR: Franziska Morlok
DESIGN FIRM: Franziska Morlok



Movimento estático [Static Movement]
TITLE: Movimento estático [Static Movement]
AUTHOR: Lucas Lenci
PUBLISHER: Valongo Editora

DESIGNER: mateus valadares
CREATIVE DIRECTOR: mateus valadares
DESIGN FIRM: mateus valadares estúdio



The Voynich Manuscript
TITLE: The Voynich Manuscript
AUTHOR: Raymond Clemens, Editor
PUBLISHER: Yale University Press

DESIGNER: Peter M. Blaiwas
DESIGN FIRM: Wordesign



Three Centuries of American Prints from the National Gallery of Art
TITLE: Three Centuries of American Prints from the National Gallery of Art
AUTHOR: Judith Brodie, Amy Johnston, and Michael J. Lewis
PUBLISHER: National Gallery of Art, Washington

DESIGNER: Chris Vogel
DESIGN FIRM: National Gallery of Art, Washington



The Art of Memoir
TITLE: The Art of Memoir
AUTHOR: Author: Mary Karr / Editor: Jennifer Barth
PUBLISHER: Harper

DESIGNER: Robin Bilardello



Raymond Pettibon: Homo Americanus
TITLE: Raymond Pettibon: Homo Americanus
AUTHOR: Foreword by Dirk Luckow and Sabine Breitwieser. Editors' Introduction by Ulrich Loock and Harald Falckenberg. ​Texts by Ulrich Loock, Raymond Pettibon, and Lucas Zwirner
PUBLISHER: David Zwirner Books / Deichtorhallen Hamburg – Sammlung Falckenberg

DESIGNER: Sarah Lamparter, Büro Otto Sauhaus



Boy Erased
TITLE: Boy Erased
AUTHOR: Garrard Conley
PUBLISHER: Riverhead Books | Penguin Random House

DESIGNER: Rachel Willey
ART DIRECTOR: Helen Yentus
DESIGN FIRM: Penguin Art Group



Hélio Oiticica: To Organize Delirium
TITLE: Hélio Oiticica: To Organize Delirium
AUTHOR: Lynn Zelevansky, Elisabeth Sussman, James Rondeau, Donna De Salvo / With Anna Katherine Brodbeck
PUBLISHER: DelMonico Books • Prestel | Carnegie Museum of Art | The Art Institute of Chicago | Whitney Museum of American Art

DESIGNER: Barbara Glauber and Kellie Konapelsky
DESIGN FIRM: Heavy Meta



We Must Become Idealists or Die, Gustav Metzger
TITLE: We Must Become Idealists or Die, Gustav Metzger
AUTHOR: Daniela Pérez, Gustav Metzger, Andrew Wilson, Leanne Dmyterko, Ula Dajerling, Samuel Dangel, Sören Schmeling
PUBLISHER: Fundación Jumex Arte Contemporáneo

DESIGNER: Emilio Pérez
CREATIVE DIRECTOR: Maricris Herrera
DESIGN FIRM: Estudio Herrera



Max Baer and The Star of David: A Novel
TITLE: Max Baer and The Star of David: A Novel
AUTHOR: Jay Neugeboren
PUBLISHER: Mandel Vilar Press

DESIGNER: Lindsay Starr



Carrie Mae Weems: Kitchen Table Series
TITLE: Carrie Mae Weems: Kitchen Table Series
AUTHOR: Sarah Lewis and Adrienne Edwards
PUBLISHER: Damiani

DESIGNER: Takaaki Matsumoto
CREATIVE DIRECTOR: Takaaki Matsumoto
DESIGN FIRM: Matsumoto Incorporated



Brevity
TITLE: Brevity
AUTHOR: David Galef
PUBLISHER: Columbia University Press

ART DIRECTOR: Julia Kushnirsky



Käthe Kollwitz and the Women of the War
TITLE: Käthe Kollwitz and the Women of the War
AUTHOR: Claire C. Whitner
PUBLISHER: Davis Museum at Wellesley College

DESIGNER: Katherine Hugesh
CREATIVE DIRECTOR: Clif Stoltze
DESIGN FIRM: Stoltze Design



Serious Nonsense
TITLE: Serious Nonsense
AUTHOR: William W. Donner
PUBLISHER: Penn State University Press

DESIGNER: Regina Starace
CREATIVE DIRECTOR: Jennifer Norton
DESIGN FIRM: Penn State University Press



Robert Mapplethorpe: The Archive
TITLE: Robert Mapplethorpe: The Archive
AUTHOR: Project Editor - Lauren Edson
PUBLISHER: Getty Publications

DESIGNER: Catherine Lorenz



A Love of UIQ
TITLE: A Love of UIQ
AUTHOR: Félix Guattari
PUBLISHER: Univocal Publishing

DESIGNER: Jason Wagner
CREATIVE DIRECTOR: NA
ART DIRECTOR: NA
DESIGN FIRM: NA



The Frontal Lobe Syndrome - A Neuropsychiatric Challenge
TITLE: The Frontal Lobe Syndrome - A Neuropsychiatric Challenge
AUTHOR: Welmoed A. Krudop
PUBLISHER: Welmoed A. Krudop

DESIGNER: Paul Wolterink
CREATIVE DIRECTOR: Paul Wolterink
ART DIRECTOR: Paul Wolterink
DESIGN FIRM: Paul Wolterink



Night at the Fiestas
TITLE: Night at the Fiestas
AUTHOR: Kirstin Valdez Quade
PUBLISHER: W.W. Norton

DESIGNER: Yang Kim
ART DIRECTOR: Steve Attardo



Moonglow
TITLE: Moonglow
AUTHOR: Author: Michael Chabon / Editor: Jennifer Barth
PUBLISHER: Harper

DESIGNER: Joanne O'Neill



Think Wrong
TITLE: Think Wrong
AUTHOR: John Bielenberg, Mike Burn, and Greg Galle with Elizabeth Evitts Dickinson
PUBLISHER: Future Partners, Instigator Press

DESIGNER: Michael Braley
CREATIVE DIRECTOR: Michael Braley
DESIGN FIRM: Braley Design



What is Subjectivity?
TITLE: What is Subjectivity?
AUTHOR: Jean-Paul Sartre
PUBLISHER: Can Publishing

DESIGNER: Utku Lomlu
CREATIVE DIRECTOR: Utku Lomlu
ART DIRECTOR: Utku Lomlu
DESIGN FIRM: Lom creative



Gorse No. 6 – Identity
TITLE: Gorse No. 6 – Identity
AUTHOR: Susan Tomaselli (ed.)
PUBLISHER: Gorse

DESIGNER: Niall McCormack
ART DIRECTOR: Niall McCormack
DESIGN FIRM: Hi-Tone Design



La guerra delle immagini [The War of Images]
TITLE: La guerra delle immagini [The War of Images]
AUTHOR: Dario Carta
PUBLISHER: Il filo di Arianna

DESIGNER: Dario Carta
DESIGN FIRM: Dario Carta



Andes
TITLE: Andes
AUTHOR: Tomaz Salamun
PUBLISHER: Black Ocean

DESIGNER: Abby Haddican
DESIGN FIRM: Abby Haddican



HIDDEN
TITLE: HIDDEN
AUTHOR: Iker Gil
PUBLISHER: MAS Context

DESIGNER: Jason Pickleman, Ashley Ryann, and Dan Marsden
ART DIRECTOR: Jason Pickleman
DESIGN FIRM: JNL Graphic Design



Service: Platon
TITLE: Service: Platon
AUTHOR: Photographs by Platon/ Introduction by Elisabeth Biondi
PUBLISHER: Prestel Publishing

DESIGNER: Victor Krummenacher and Platon, with Scott Dadich



The Unseen: from Informalist Painting to the Postwar Photobook
TITLE: The Unseen: from Informalist Painting to the Postwar Photobook
AUTHOR: Manuel Fontán and Inés Vallejo
PUBLISHER: Fundación Juan March. Editorial Arte y Ciencia

DESIGNER: Guillermo Nagore



Manual of Section
TITLE: Manual of Section
AUTHOR: Paul Lewis, Marc Tsurumaki, David J. Lewis (LTL)
PUBLISHER: Princeton Architectural Press

DESIGNER: LTL, Ben English
ART DIRECTOR: LTL



Machine Project: The Platinum Collection (Live by Special Request)
TITLE: Machine Project: The Platinum Collection (Live by Special Request)
AUTHOR: Mark Allen and Rachel Seligman
PUBLISHER: The Francis Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College

DESIGNER: Kimberly Varella
CREATIVE DIRECTOR: -
ART DIRECTOR: Kimberly Varella
DESIGN FIRM: Content Object



Girl in the Dark
TITLE: Girl in the Dark
AUTHOR: Anna Lyndsey / Anchor Books
PUBLISHER: Penguin Random House

DESIGNER: Isabel Urbina Peña
ART DIRECTOR: Megan Wilson



I'm Traveling Alone
TITLE: I'm Traveling Alone
AUTHOR: Samuel Bjork
PUBLISHER: Viking Books | Penguin Random House

DESIGNER: Colin Webber
ART DIRECTOR: Paul Buckley
DESIGN FIRM: Penguin Art Group



Lance Wyman: The Monograph
TITLE: Lance Wyman: The Monograph
AUTHOR: Adrian Shaughnessy
PUBLISHER: Unit Editions

DESIGNER: Callin Mackintosh
CREATIVE DIRECTOR: Tony Brook
DESIGN FIRM: Spin / Unit Editions



The History of Great Things
TITLE: The History of Great Things
AUTHOR: Author: Elizabeth Crane / Editor: Laura Brown
PUBLISHER: Harper

DESIGNER: Robin Bilardello



International and Regional Market Entry and Maintain Strategies
TITLE: International and Regional Market Entry and Maintain Strategies
AUTHOR: Mohammad Reza Hamidizadeh, Maryam Zaegaran Yazd
PUBLISHER: SBU Press

DESIGNER: Arman Khorramak
CREATIVE DIRECTOR: Arman Khorramak
ART DIRECTOR: Arman Khorramak



The Girl Before
TITLE: The Girl Before
AUTHOR: Rena Olsen
PUBLISHER: Putnam Books | Penguin Random House

DESIGNER: Jaya Miceli
ART DIRECTOR: Monica Cordova
DESIGN FIRM: Penguin Art Group



William N. Copley
TITLE: William N. Copley
AUTHOR: Ed. Germano Celant
PUBLISHER: Fondazione Prada / The Menil Collection

DESIGNER: Irma Boom



Rauschenberg in China
TITLE: Rauschenberg in China
AUTHOR: Julia Blaut, Susan Davidson, David White, Philip Tinari, Helen Hsu, Hiroko Ikegami, Felicia Chen
PUBLISHER: Koenig Books

DESIGNER: Philipp Hubert, Sebastian Fischer
DESIGN FIRM: Hubert & Fischer



Maps for Lost Lovers
TITLE: Maps for Lost Lovers
AUTHOR: Nadeem Aslam
PUBLISHER: Penguin Random House

DESIGNER: Rymn Massand
CREATIVE DIRECTOR: Rymn Massand
DESIGN FIRM: +RYMN



Aleph
TITLE: Aleph
AUTHOR: Tirzah Goldenberg
PUBLISHER: Verge Books Chicago

DESIGNER: Pouya Ahmadi
ART DIRECTOR: Pouya Ahmadi



Losing It
TITLE: Losing It
AUTHOR: Emma Rathbone
PUBLISHER: Riverhead Books | Penguin Random House

DESIGNER: Rachel Willey
ART DIRECTOR: Helen Yentus
DESIGN FIRM: Penguin Art Group



Fernando Coburgo fecit - A Atividade Artística do Rei-Consorte
TITLE: Fernando Coburgo fecit - A Atividade Artística do Rei-Consorte
AUTHOR: Parques de Sintra - Monte da Lua, S.A.
PUBLISHER: Parques de Sintra - Monte da Lua, S.A.

DESIGNER: Estela Estanislau
CREATIVE DIRECTOR: Estela Estanislau
ART DIRECTOR: Estela Estanislau
DESIGN FIRM: P-06 ATELIER



Final deadline Feburary 24, 2017. Enter today!

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Observed | February 23

Ending this Sunday, By the People: Designing a Better America at the Cooper Hewitt. [BV]

Curbed has an in-depth look at race and architecture, and the profession’s diversity problem. [BV]

Front Page News! NYT Since 1852, Under A Minute. [MPL]


Observed | February 22

Symbols of hate, and why they endure. (Via Christopher Simmons.) [JH]

The depressingly rapid decay of a neglected piece of ambitious modern architecture. [MB]

“One badly kept secret is that hardly any art school graduates go on to become professional artists. If you have decided to be one of them, give yourself a pat on the back. Next, develop a reputation as a team player.” Artists on pain, struggle, and eventual success. Also, um, stamina! [JH]

Iconic furniture = timeless investments? The Evening Standard thinks so! [JH]


Observed | February 21

The alienating personal technology device of the Victorian age: umbrellas. [MB]

Dutch author and illustrator Dickl Bruna, creator of the exquisite series of Miffy books, has died. [JH]

Students in Norway consider the future of prison design. [JH]

Are the decorative arts making a comeback because of 3D printing? [JH]

“Instead of asking what the design should look like, I wish we’d asked, ‘What can we do for you?’” What Robert Hammond learned from the High Line. [MB]

"Design is not an object or thing. Design is not taste.” An interview with Design Museum director Deyan Sudjic. [MB]


Observed | February 20

The Batbot Xtreme takes toy design to another level. [MPL]

Gerald Haltom‘s original 1958 sketches for the peace symbol. [MB]

Ugly buildings always photograph better at night (and other confessions of a former design magazine editor). [MB]

How Steven Heller redefined the design world. [MB]

Happy President‘s Day...? Ten times that Trump stirred up the design and architecture world. (And counting.) [MPL]


Observed | February 17

As the White House aims to stifle climate science, cities cooperate globally and plan locally, standing up to climate change. [BV]

The crude, vulgar, and celebrated art of Jean Dubuffet. [MPL]

Donald Judd on the relationship of artists and politics, 1970. [MB]

The most despised piece of furniture in the world has a name: Peggy. [MB]


Observed | February 16

The Statue of Liberty was modeled after an Arab woman. [MB]

Pratt Institute President Tom Schutte is the recipient of the 21st Rowena Reed Kostellow Award. [JH]

Why symbols matter. [MB]

Detroit, Design and the Future of Work—Detroit’s first exhibition as a UNESCO City of Design  [BV]

A Bug‘s Life meets Mulan and takes the form of this chair. [MPL]

Why do we have Wingdings and Dingbats? This short video explains all! [MB]


Observed | February 15

In the New Yorker this week, Design Observer contributor Rob Walker reviews the new Netflix series on design. [JH]

Charles and Ray Eames: a remembrance. [JH]



Jobs | February 23