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Chatham: A Transformational University
TITLE: Chatham: A Transformational University
AUTHOR: Mary Brignano
PUBLISHER: Chatham University

BOOK DESIGNER: Joe Petrina
JACKET DESIGNER: Joe Petrina
CREATIVE DIRECTOR: Brian Bronaugh/Rick Landesberg
ART DIRECTOR: Joe Petrina
DESIGN FIRM: Landesberg Design



Cinema by Design
TITLE: Cinema by Design
AUTHOR: Lucy Fischer
PUBLISHER: Columbia University Press

BOOK DESIGNER: Lisa Hamm
JACKET DESIGNER: Lisa Hamm
ART DIRECTOR: Julia Kushnirsky



Claus Porto – 130 years
TITLE: Claus Porto – 130 years
AUTHOR: Andrew Howard
PUBLISHER: Ach Brito & Ca. S.A.

BOOK DESIGNER: Andrew Howard, Rita Carvalho
ART DIRECTOR: Andrew Howard
DESIGN FIRM: Studio Andrew Howard



Corpo a corpo – A disputa das imagens, da fotografia à transmissão ao vivo
TITLE: Corpo a corpo – A disputa das imagens, da fotografia à transmissão ao vivo
AUTHOR: Thyago Nogueira (org.)
PUBLISHER: IMS – Instituto Moreira Salles

BOOK DESIGNER: Elaine Ramos



Crambell and his lil elf
TITLE: Crambell and his lil elf
AUTHOR: Nisha de sousa
PUBLISHER: Rich Printing Press




Debi Cornwall: Welcome to Camp America, Inside Guantánamo Bay
TITLE: Debi Cornwall: Welcome to Camp America, Inside Guantánamo Bay
AUTHOR: Moazzam Begg, Fred Ritchin, Debi Cornwall
PUBLISHER: Radius Books

BOOK DESIGNER: David Chickey
JACKET DESIGNER: David Chickey
CREATIVE DIRECTOR: David Chickey
ART DIRECTOR: David Chickey



Drawing on the Left: Beh Shahn and the Art of Human Rights
TITLE: Drawing on the Left: Beh Shahn and the Art of Human Rights
AUTHOR: Laura Katzman
PUBLISHER: James Madison University

BOOK DESIGNER: Carissa Henriques
DESIGN FIRM: Henriques Design



Emil Milan: Midcentury Master
TITLE: Emil Milan: Midcentury Master
AUTHOR: Craig Edelbrock with Norm Sartorius, Phil Jurus, & Barry Gordon. Foreword by Albert LeCoff
PUBLISHER: The Center for Art in Wood

BOOK DESIGNER: Erika Brask & Dan Saal
DESIGN FIRM: WonderFull Design



Epigramas
TITLE: Epigramas
AUTHOR: Marco Valerio Marcial
PUBLISHER: Atelie Editorial

BOOK DESIGNER: Gustavo Piqueira
CREATIVE DIRECTOR: Gustavo Piqueira
ART DIRECTOR: Gustavo Piqueira
DESIGN FIRM: CASA REX



Fantasy Life: Baseball and the American Dream
TITLE: Fantasy Life: Baseball and the American Dream
AUTHOR: Tabitha Soren; Editor: Lesley Martin; Linked Stories: Dave Eggers
PUBLISHER: Aperture

BOOK DESIGNER: Bob Aufuldish
DESIGN FIRM: Aufuldish & Warinner



Feininger
TITLE: Feininger
AUTHOR: Manuel Fontán del Junco & Aida Capa, Eds.
PUBLISHER: Editorial Arte y Ciencia

BOOK DESIGNER: Guillermo Nagore



Frank Walter: The Last Universal Man, 1926-2009
TITLE: Frank Walter: The Last Universal Man, 1926-2009
AUTHOR: Barbara Paca, Ph.D.
PUBLISHER: Radius Books

BOOK DESIGNER: David Chickey
CREATIVE DIRECTOR: David Chickey
ART DIRECTOR: David Chickey



From Rendering to Reality: The Story of Buffalo Bayou Park
TITLE: From Rendering to Reality: The Story of Buffalo Bayou Park
AUTHOR: Buffalo Bayou Partnership
PUBLISHER: Buffalo Bayou Partnership

BOOK DESIGNER: Carla Delgado, Julie Savasky
CREATIVE DIRECTOR: DJ Stout
DESIGN FIRM: Pentagram



Ghostnotes: Music of the Unplayed
TITLE: Ghostnotes: Music of the Unplayed
AUTHOR: Brian "B+" Cross
PUBLISHER: University of Texas Press

BOOK DESIGNER: Derek George
JACKET DESIGNER: Derek George
DESIGN FIRM: University of Texas Press



Gio_Graphy: Fun in the Wild World of Fashion
TITLE: Gio_Graphy: Fun in the Wild World of Fashion
AUTHOR: Giovanna Battaglia
PUBLISHER: Rizzoli International Publications, Incorporated

BOOK DESIGNER: CHEYANNE PROUD
JACKET DESIGNER: CHEYANNE PROUD
CREATIVE DIRECTOR: GIOVANNI BIANCO
ART DIRECTOR: LAUREN GOLDBLUM
DESIGN FIRM: GB65



Golden Kingdoms: Luxury Arts in the Ancient Americas
TITLE: Golden Kingdoms: Luxury Arts in the Ancient Americas
AUTHOR: Edited by Joanne Pillsbury, Timothy Potts, and Kim N. Richter
PUBLISHER: Getty Publications

BOOK DESIGNER: Jeffrey Cohen
DESIGN FIRM: Getty Publications



House Industries: The Process Is the Inspiration
TITLE: House Industries: The Process Is the Inspiration
AUTHOR: Andy Cruz, Rich Roat, and Ken Barber/Julie Bennett
PUBLISHER: Watson-Gutpill

BOOK DESIGNER: Bonde Angeline, Andy Cruz, and Ken Barber
JACKET DESIGNER: Andy Cruz
CREATIVE DIRECTOR: Andy Cruz
ART DIRECTOR: Andy Cruz
DESIGN FIRM: House Industries



How Art Can Make You Happy
TITLE: How Art Can Make You Happy
AUTHOR: Bridget Watson Payne / Christina Amini
PUBLISHER: Chronicle Books

BOOK DESIGNER: Vanessa Dina



Hyecho's Journey
TITLE: Hyecho's Journey
AUTHOR: Donald S. Lopez, Jr.
PUBLISHER: The University of Chicago Press

BOOK DESIGNER: Lauren Michelle Smith
JACKET DESIGNER: Lauren Michelle Smith
CREATIVE DIRECTOR: Jill Shimabukuro
DESIGN FIRM: The University of Chicago Press



I Fought the Law
TITLE: I Fought the Law
AUTHOR: Olivia Locher / Bridget Watson Payne
PUBLISHER: Chronicle Books

BOOK DESIGNER: Brooke Johnson



I Heard You, Did You Hear You
TITLE: I Heard You, Did You Hear You
AUTHOR: Hailey Tang
PUBLISHER: self published

CREATIVE DIRECTOR: Hailey Tang



I See a City. Todd Webb's New York
TITLE: I See a City. Todd Webb's New York
AUTHOR: Authors: Sean Corcoran; Daniel Okrent. Editor: Betsy Evans Hunt
PUBLISHER: Thames & Hudson

BOOK DESIGNER: Same as above
JACKET DESIGNER: Same as above
CREATIVE DIRECTOR: Beth Tondreau
ART DIRECTOR: Same as above
DESIGN FIRM: BTDnyc



I Wrote You a Note
TITLE: I Wrote You a Note
AUTHOR: Lizi Boyd / Victoria Rock
PUBLISHER: Chronicle Books

BOOK DESIGNER: Sara Gillingham



Imbibe
TITLE: Imbibe
AUTHOR: Dan Eames, Hayley Carr, Conor Foran
PUBLISHER: Repository 101

BOOK DESIGNER: Conor Foran, Hayley Carr, Dan Eames, Jessie De Bow Agnew, Deirdre Rawle, Liam Trumble
JACKET DESIGNER: Finn Mullan
CREATIVE DIRECTOR: Dept. Communication Design, NCAD
ART DIRECTOR: Niamh McNally
DESIGN FIRM: National College of Art & Design, Dublin



Insatiability of the Gaze
TITLE: Insatiability of the Gaze
AUTHOR: Anna Krolica
PUBLISHER: Centrum Sztuki Moscice / Instytut Muzyki i Tanca

BOOK DESIGNER: Ryszard Bienert
ART DIRECTOR: Ryszard Bienert



Irving Penn: Centennial
TITLE: Irving Penn: Centennial
AUTHOR: Maria Morris Hambourg and Jeff L. Rosenheim, with contributions by Alexandra Dennett, Philippe Garner, Adam Kirsch, Harald E.L. Prins, Vasilios Zatse
PUBLISHER: The Metropolitan Museum of Art

BOOK DESIGNER: Margaret Bauer
JACKET DESIGNER: Margaret Bauer



Items: Is Fashion Modern?
TITLE: Items: Is Fashion Modern?
AUTHOR: Paola Antonelli, Michelle Fisher
PUBLISHER: Museum of Modern Art

BOOK DESIGNER: Lana Cavar, Natasha Chandani
DESIGN FIRM: Clanada



James Franco Postcard Book
TITLE: James Franco Postcard Book
AUTHOR: James Franco (Au), Caitlin Kirkpatrick (Ed) + Jonn Herschend (Ed)
PUBLISHER: Chronicle Books & THE THING

BOOK DESIGNER: Grace Lee
JACKET DESIGNER: Grace Lee
CREATIVE DIRECTOR: Brett MacFadden & Scott Thorpe
DESIGN FIRM: MacFadden & Thorpe



JAVIER DE LAS MUELAS COCKTAILS & FOOD
TITLE: JAVIER DE LAS MUELAS COCKTAILS & FOOD
AUTHOR: JAVIER DE LAS MUELAS
PUBLISHER: PLANETA GASTRO

BOOK DESIGNER: MAYA ROLANDO
JACKET DESIGNER: MAYA ROLANDO
CREATIVE DIRECTOR: MAYA ROLANDO
ART DIRECTOR: MAYA ROLANDO
DESIGN FIRM: MANDARUIXA DESIGN



Joan Miro: I Work Like a Gardener
TITLE: Joan Miro: I Work Like a Gardener
AUTHOR: Joan Miro, Yvon Taillandier, Robert Lubar
PUBLISHER: Princeton Architectural Press

BOOK DESIGNER: Paul Wagner



John Riegert
TITLE: John Riegert
AUTHOR: Eric Lidji and Brett Yasko
PUBLISHER: SPACE gallery

BOOK DESIGNER: Brett Yasko
DESIGN FIRM: Brett Yasko



Jungjin Lee: Desert
TITLE: Jungjin Lee: Desert
AUTHOR: Jungjin Lee, Robert Frank
PUBLISHER: Radius Books

BOOK DESIGNER: David Chickey
JACKET DESIGNER: David Chickey
CREATIVE DIRECTOR: David Chickey
ART DIRECTOR: David Chickey



Kota Ezawa: The Crime of Art
TITLE: Kota Ezawa: The Crime of Art
AUTHOR: Irene Hofmann, Jordan Kantor, Niko Vicario
PUBLISHER: Radius Books

BOOK DESIGNER: David Chickey
JACKET DESIGNER: David Chickey
CREATIVE DIRECTOR: David Chickey
ART DIRECTOR: David Chickey



Lahey Years: Transforming a Small Local College into a Major, Nationally Recognized University
TITLE: Lahey Years: Transforming a Small Local College into a Major, Nationally Recognized University
AUTHOR: Lynn Bushnell (Executive Editor), Janet Waldman (Editor), Donna Pintek (Editor)
PUBLISHER: Quinnipiac University Press

BOOK DESIGNER: Jack Collins, Pedro Mendes, Shannon Jager, Xingwei Huang
CREATIVE DIRECTOR: Eddie Opara
ART DIRECTOR: Ken Deegan, Brankica Harvey
DESIGN FIRM: Pentagram



Lara
TITLE: Lara
AUTHOR: Anna Pasternak
PUBLISHER: Ecco/HarperCollins

JACKET DESIGNER: Allison Saltzman



Leonardo Cremonini
TITLE: Leonardo Cremonini
AUTHOR: Mary Anne Costello
PUBLISHER: The William Louis-Dreyfus Foundation

BOOK DESIGNER: Tom Wood
CREATIVE DIRECTOR: Tom Wood
ART DIRECTOR: Tom Wood
DESIGN FIRM: Wood New York



Letters to a Young Farmer
TITLE: Letters to a Young Farmer
AUTHOR: Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture, Martha Hodgkins
PUBLISHER: Princeton Architectural Press

BOOK DESIGNER: Paul Wagner



Life, Love, Food – 20 ans Paul Bert
TITLE: Life, Love, Food – 20 ans Paul Bert
AUTHOR: François Simon, Bertrand Auboyneau, Patrick Pleutin
PUBLISHER: Bistrot Paul Bert (self-published limited ed. book sold directly via Bistrot Paul Bert)

BOOK DESIGNER: Graeme Rodrigo, Patrick Pleutin
JACKET DESIGNER: Graeme Rodrigo
CREATIVE DIRECTOR: Graeme Rodrigo
DESIGN FIRM: Make Ready Studio



Lines
TITLE: Lines
AUTHOR: Suzy Lee / Victoria Rock
PUBLISHER: Chronicle Books

BOOK DESIGNER: Sara Gillingham



Lygia Pape
TITLE: Lygia Pape
AUTHOR: Edited by Michaela Unterdörfer; Essays by Daniel Birnbaum and Briony Fer
PUBLISHER: Hauser & Wirth Publishers

BOOK DESIGNER: Damien Saatdjian
ART DIRECTOR: Damien Saatdjian



Making Art Concrete: Works from Argentina and Brazil in the Coleccion Patricia Phelps de Cisneros
TITLE: Making Art Concrete: Works from Argentina and Brazil in the Coleccion Patricia Phelps de Cisneros
AUTHOR: Pia Gottschaller and Aleca Le Blanc
PUBLISHER: Getty Publications

BOOK DESIGNER: Catherine Lorenz
DESIGN FIRM: Getty Publications



Meeting with My Brother
TITLE: Meeting with My Brother
AUTHOR: Yi Mun-yol
PUBLISHER: Columbia University Press

BOOK DESIGNER: Chang Jae Lee
JACKET DESIGNER: Chang Jae Lee
ART DIRECTOR: Julia Kushnirsky



Merce Cunningham: Common Time
TITLE: Merce Cunningham: Common Time
AUTHOR: Edited by Fionn Meade and Joan Rothfuss with contributions from multiple authors
PUBLISHER: Walker Art Center

BOOK DESIGNER: Ryan Gerald Nelson
JACKET DESIGNER: Cover design (no jacket): Ryan Gerald Nelson
CREATIVE DIRECTOR: Emmet Byrne (Design Director)
DESIGN FIRM: Walker Art Center Design Department



Ming Romantic: Collected and Bound
TITLE: Ming Romantic: Collected and Bound
AUTHOR: Caspar Lam, YuJune Park (editors)
PUBLISHER: Synoptic Office

BOOK DESIGNER: Caspar Lam, YuJune Park
JACKET DESIGNER: N/A
CREATIVE DIRECTOR: Caspar Lam, YuJune Park
ART DIRECTOR: Caspar Lam, YuJune Park
DESIGN FIRM: Synoptic Office



Murillo: The Self-Portraits
TITLE: Murillo: The Self-Portraits
AUTHOR: Authors: Xavier F. Salomon and Letizia Treves; with Silvia A. Centeno, Maria Alvarez Garcillan, Larry Keith, Dorothy Mahon, and Nicole Ryder; Editor in Chief: Michaelyn Mitchell; Assistant Editor: Hilary Becker
PUBLISHER: New York: The Frick Collection; New Haven: In association with Yale University Press




Naoya Hatakeyama Excavating the Future CIty
TITLE: Naoya Hatakeyama Excavating the Future CIty
AUTHOR: Yasufumi Nakamori
PUBLISHER: Aperture

BOOK DESIGNER: Alex Lin, Jena Myung
CREATIVE DIRECTOR: Alex Lin/Leslie Martin
ART DIRECTOR: Alex Lin, Jena Myung
DESIGN FIRM: Studio Lin



Napa Valley Then & Now
TITLE: Napa Valley Then & Now
AUTHOR: Kelli White
PUBLISHER: Leslie Rudd

CREATIVE DIRECTOR: Michael Vanderbyl
ART DIRECTOR: Michael Vanderbyl
DESIGN FIRM: Vanderbyl Design



Oito Viagens ao Brasil
TITLE: Oito Viagens ao Brasil
AUTHOR: Gustavo Piqueira
PUBLISHER: WMF Martins Fontes

BOOK DESIGNER: Gustavo Piqueira
JACKET DESIGNER: Gustavo Piqueira
CREATIVE DIRECTOR: Gustavo Piqueira
ART DIRECTOR: Gustavo Piqueira
DESIGN FIRM: Casa Rex



ONE - Trade Edition
TITLE: ONE - Trade Edition
AUTHOR: David Campany, Teju Cole, Christie Davis, John D’Agata, Michael Fried, Darius Himes, Leah Ollman, Laura Steward
PUBLISHER: Radius Books

BOOK DESIGNER: David Chickey
CREATIVE DIRECTOR: David Chickey
ART DIRECTOR: David Chickey



One Last Thing
TITLE: One Last Thing
AUTHOR: Jonn Herschend, Will Rogan, Heather Fisk, K.r.m. Mooney
PUBLISHER: THE THING

BOOK DESIGNER: Felix Talkin
CREATIVE DIRECTOR: Scott Thorpe
DESIGN FIRM: MacFadden & Thorpe





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Observed | May 21

Former Design of Business | Business of Design podcast guest David Rockwell creates a kit for instant outdoor restaurant dining. [MB]


Observed | May 20

Floodwaters threaten Mies van der Rohe’s Farnsworth House. [MB]


Observed | May 19

A map featuring the 222 typefaces named for American places. (via James I. Bowie) [BV]


Observed | May 15

Matteo Zallio, a design research scholar from Stanford, has developed a multipurpose tool as an open source response to COVID-19 outbreaks.. [BV]


Observed | May 14

Seven artists on how creating during the quarantine is helping them find solace and meaning in this period of uncertainty and paralyzing anxiety. [BV]


Observed | May 06

On the Detroit City of Design Podcast, Jessica Helfand points to curiosity and agile thinking as a resource for creativity. [BV]


Observed | May 04

How poster artist Randy Tuten inducted Led Zeppelin into the Avocado Club. (via James I. Bowie) [BV]


Observed | April 27

Is the NYC subway system being unfairly blamed for spreading COVID-19? [MB]


Observed | April 24

Is minimalism the punch line to some joke we haven‘t heard yet, but are about to? [JH]


Observed | April 21

The Great Pottery Throw Down is the feel-good home and design show we need right now. It‘s chill, creative, and educational (with a tiny side of drama). [BV]


Observed | April 20

Shepard Fairey collaborates with Adobe to make a new series of posters celebrating the medical first-responders on the front lines during Covid-19. [JH]


Observed | April 17

How tape is remaking the urban landscape in Singapore. (via Daniel Benneworth-Gray) [BE]


Observed | April 16

The #BestNYAccent challenge on Instagram from Nicolas Heller, answers the question: How does a New Yawker tawk? (via Steven Heller) [BV]


Observed | April 15

The New York City underground punk scene is alive and well and living in color. [BV]

An interview with Farrar, Straus and Giroux Art Director, Na Kim. (Via Mike Errico.) [JH]


Observed | April 14

A beautiful and hypnotic social distancing commercial for the Ohio Department of Heath, directed by Andy Nick of Dayton‘s Real Art agency [MB]

On the occasion of its 50th birthday, The New York Times traces the history of the Rolling Stones’ logo. (via James I. Bowie) [BV]


Observed | April 08

When Lieutenant Governor of Texas Dan Patrick suggested sacrificing Texans to the pandemic in order to save the economy, Alex Rich, a data scientist, teamed up with a data visualization friend to create a tool that maps your location to locally confirmed cases. [JH]


Observed | April 07

A college student—with help from her mom—makes masks made for the deaf and hard of hearing community. [JH]

The UN and World Health Organization are looking for designs that informs the public about coronavirus. [JH]


Observed | April 03

Can computer chips design themselves? [JH]

From Frasier to Veep: Imagining your favorite television characters in a pandemic. [JH]


Observed | April 02

NASA’s “Worm” logo has returned! But the sad old “Meatball” remains the primary mark. (via James I. Bowie) [BV]

Annals of virus visualization: Center for Disease Control designers create branding coordinated to work with the now-iconic illustration. [JH]


Observed | April 01

Mad Max meets Little House on the Prairie: how to make your own face mask. [JH]


Observed | March 31

Michael Sorkin’s list of two hundred fifty things every architect should know. [BV]

Well, it took four years…but the Library of Congress solved another Mystery Photo Contest entry! [BV]


Observed | March 27

When the SXSW Film Festival was cancelled, many filmmakers were left without a way to debut their work—so our friends at Mailchimp stepped in. Watch them all now. [JH]


Observed | March 24

The final lecture in the Walker Art Center’s Insights Design Lecture Series with Amsterdam-based designer Ruben Pater will be streamed live and for free on March 31. [JH]


Observed | March 23

British experience designers Bomoas and Parr launch The Fountain of Hygiene competition, calling for designers to propose new forms of hand-sanitizer pumps as well as more creative hygiene solutions. [JH]



Jobs | May 27