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Diablo III: Book of Tyrael
Diablo III: Book of Tyrael
Tyrael and Blizzard Entertainment
Insight Editions

Designer: Doug Alexander, Chrissy Kwasnik
Art Director: Doug Alexander, Chrissy Kwasnik
Other Credits: cover illustration: Glen Rane

Submitted into 50 Books


Fringe: September's Notebook
Fringe: September's Notebook
Tara Bennett, Paul Terry
Insight Editions

Art Director: Chrissy Kwasnik
Other Credits: Cover and Interior Designer Jon Glick

Submitted into 50 Books
Submitted into 50 Covers


House of Blues: A Backstage Pass to the Artists, Music, and Legends
House of Blues: A Backstage Pass to the Artists, Music, and Legends
Daniel Siwek
Insight Editions

Designer: Jon Glick
Art Director: Chrissy Kwasnik
Other Credits: Cover: Jon Glick

Submitted into 50 Books


John Wayne: The Genuine Article
John Wayne: The Genuine Article
Michael Goldman
Insight Editions

Designer: Michel Vrana
Art Director: Chrissy Kwasnik
Other Credits: Cover design: Jon Glick

Submitted into 50 Books


Keeping Time: The Photographs of Don Hunstein
Keeping Time: The Photographs of Don Hunstein
Jon Pareles
Insight Editions

Art Director: Chrissy Kwasnik
Other Credits: Cover and Interior Designer: Chrissy Kwasnik

Submitted into 50 Books


Man of Steel: Inside the Legendary World of Superman
Man of Steel: Inside the Legendary World of Superman
Daniel Wallace
Insight Editions

Designer: Jon Glick & Chrissy Kwasnik
Art Director: Chrissy Kwasnik
Other Credits: Cover: Jon Glick

Submitted into 50 Books


Pacific Rim: Man, Machines, and Monsters
Pacific Rim: Man, Machines, and Monsters
David S. Cohen
Insight Editions

Designer: Jon Glick
Art Director: Chrissy Kwasnik
Other Credits: cover: Jon Glick

Submitted into 50 Books


Sailing on the Edge: America's Cup
Sailing on the Edge: America's Cup
Bob Fisher, Kimball Livingston
Insight Editions

Art Director: Chrissy Kwasnik
Other Credits: Cover and Interior designer: Chrissy Kwasnik

Submitted into 50 Covers


The American Almanac of Family Homelessness
The American Almanac of Family Homelessness
Institute for Children, Poverty, and Homelessness
Institute for Children, Poverty, and Homelessness

Designer: Alice Fisk MacKenzie
Art Director: Alice Fisk MacKenzie
Design Firm: Institute for Children, Poverty, and Homelessness

Submitted into 50 Books
Submitted into 50 Covers


Design to Touch: Engraving History, Process, Concepts, and Creativity
Design to Touch: Engraving History, Process, Concepts, and Creativity
Rose Gonnella
International Engraved Graphics Association (IEGA)

Designer: Erin Smith
Art Director: Erin Smith
Design Firm: Kean Cre8tive
Other Credits: Illustrations by Erin Smith and Christopher Navetta. Contributors of images for engraved pages: Matteo Bologna, Jon Contino, Ray Cruz, Louise Fili, Steff Guessbuhler, Jessica Hische, Martin Holloway, Robert Louey, Gregg Lukasiewicz, Michael Osborne, Stefan Sagmeister, Steve Sandstrom, Robynne Raye, Regina Rubino, Michael Vanderbyl, Jody Williams.

Submitted into 50 Books
Submitted into 50 Covers


Ali Kazma, Resistance
Ali Kazma, Resistance
İlkay Baliç, editor
Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts & Yapı Kredi Culture Arts and Publishing

Designer: Esen Karol
Art Director: Esen Karol
Design Firm: Esen Karol Tasarım Ltd.
Other Credits: Text by Emre Baykal

Submitted into 50 Books


1963
1963
Robin Morgan and Ariel Leve
It Books / HarperCollins Publishers

Designer: Richard Ljoenes
Art Director: Richard Ljoenes
Design Firm: HarperCollins Publishers
Other Credits: Jacket illustration by Jan Feindt

Submitted into 50 Covers


Power Moves
Power Moves
Karl Welzein
It Books / HarperCollins Publishers

Designer: Richard Ljoenes
Art Director: Richard Ljoenes
Design Firm: HarperCollins Publishers
Other Credits: Illustration and hand lettering by Richard Ljoenes. Flames by linearcurves / iStockphoto.

Submitted into 50 Covers


Unknown Pleasures
Unknown Pleasures
Peter Hook
It Books / HarperCollins Publishers

Art Director: Richard Ljoenes
Design Firm: HarperCollins Publishers
Other Credits: The design is an homage to designer Peter Saville, and is directly inspired by the work he did for Joy Division. Front jacket photograph by Anton Corbijn. Book interior design by Jennifer Daddio / Bookmark Design & Media Inc.

Submitted into 50 Books
Submitted into 50 Covers


Unknown Pleasures (paperback)
Unknown Pleasures (paperback)
Peter Hook
It Books / HarperCollins Publishers

Designer: Richard Ljoenes
Art Director: Richard Ljoenes
Design Firm: HarperCollins Publishers
Other Credits: Front cover photograph © Anton Corbijn. Author photograph © Mark McNulty.

Submitted into 50 Covers





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