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10 Things I Can See From Here
TITLE: 10 Things I Can See From Here
AUTHOR: Carrie Mac
PUBLISHER: Random House Children's Books | Knopf

JACKET DESIGNER: Angela Carlino
ART DIRECTOR: Alison Impey



1917: The Perfect Game
TITLE: 1917: The Perfect Game
AUTHOR: JC MacQueen
PUBLISHER: Allied Books Press

JACKET DESIGNER: 7 Facts
CREATIVE DIRECTOR: Nancy Fandel
DESIGN FIRM: 7 Facts



30 e poucos anos e uma máquina do tempo
TITLE: 30 e poucos anos e uma máquina do tempo
AUTHOR: Mo Daviau
PUBLISHER: Fábrica231

JACKET DESIGNER: Angelo Allevato Bottino



3-Ingredient Cocktails
TITLE: 3-Ingredient Cocktails
AUTHOR: Robert Simonson/Emily Timberlake
PUBLISHER: Ten Speed Press

BOOK DESIGNER: Elizabeth Stromberg
JACKET DESIGNER: George Carpenter
CREATIVE DIRECTOR: Emma Campion
ART DIRECTOR: Elizabeth Stromberg
DESIGN FIRM: Ten Speed Press



42 Faith
TITLE: 42 Faith
AUTHOR: Ed Henry
PUBLISHER: Thomas Nelson

JACKET DESIGNER: Charles Brock
DESIGN FIRM: Faceout Studio



4321
TITLE: 4321
AUTHOR: Paul Auster
PUBLISHER: Can Publishing

JACKET DESIGNER: Utku Lomlu
CREATIVE DIRECTOR: Utku Lomlu
ART DIRECTOR: Utku Lomlu
DESIGN FIRM: Lom Creative



A Change in Direction - life needs to include some adventure
TITLE: A Change in Direction - life needs to include some adventure
AUTHOR: Scott 'Explicit' Hollloway, Paul 'Eagle Eye' Holloway, Paul 'IROC" Morandi, Debbie 'Quickstep' Holloway, Robin 'Archangel' Holloway, Elizabeth 'LAX' Holloway,
PUBLISHER: Self published

BOOK DESIGNER: John Dardani and Jessica Gasc
JACKET DESIGNER: John Dardani and Jessica Gasc
CREATIVE DIRECTOR: John Dardani and Jessica Gasc
DESIGN FIRM: GDI Design



A experiência nacional
TITLE: A experiência nacional
AUTHOR: Martinho, Francisco Carlos Palomanes / Limoncic, Flávio
PUBLISHER: Civilização brasileira

BOOK DESIGNER: Anderson Junqueira
JACKET DESIGNER: Anderson Junqueira
CREATIVE DIRECTOR: Anderson Junqueira
ART DIRECTOR: Anderson Junqueira
DESIGN FIRM: Anderson Junqueira



A Girl is a Half-formed Thing
TITLE: A Girl is a Half-formed Thing
AUTHOR: Eimear McBride
PUBLISHER: Can Publishing

JACKET DESIGNER: Utku Lomlu
CREATIVE DIRECTOR: Utku Lomlu
ART DIRECTOR: Utku Lomlu
DESIGN FIRM: Lom Creative



A Pedra
TITLE: A Pedra
AUTHOR: Yuri Pires
PUBLISHER: LOTE 42

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



A Revolução Russa [The Russian Revolution]
TITLE: A Revolução Russa [The Russian Revolution]
AUTHOR: Sheila Fitzpatrick
PUBLISHER: Todavia

JACKET DESIGNER: Gabriela Castro, Gustavo Marchetti, Paulo André Chagas
DESIGN FIRM: Bloco Gráfico



A Separation
TITLE: A Separation
AUTHOR: Katie Kitamura
PUBLISHER: Riverhead Books, Penguin Random House

JACKET DESIGNER: Jaya Miceli
ART DIRECTOR: Helen Yentus



A Short History of the Girl Next Door
TITLE: A Short History of the Girl Next Door
AUTHOR: Jared Reck
PUBLISHER: Random House Children's Books | Knopf

JACKET DESIGNER: Ray Shappell
ART DIRECTOR: Alison Impey



A sociedade contra o Estado (Society Against the State), Inconstância da alma selvagem (Inconstancy of the Indian Soul), Cultura com aspas (
TITLE: A sociedade contra o Estado (Society Against the State), Inconstância da alma selvagem (Inconstancy of the Indian Soul), Cultura com aspas ("Culture" and Culture), Sobre o sacrifício (About Sacrifice), O efeito etnográfico (Ethnographic Effect)
AUTHOR: Pierre Clastres, Eduardo Viveiros de Castro, Manuela Carneiro da Cunha, Marcel Mauss & Henri Hubert, Marilyn Strathern
PUBLISHER: Ubu Editora

BOOK DESIGNER: Elaine Ramos



A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again (Chinese Edition)
TITLE: A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again (Chinese Edition)
AUTHOR: David Foster Wallace
PUBLISHER: Hunan literature and Art Publishing House

JACKET DESIGNER: Jessica Hsinhua Lin
CREATIVE DIRECTOR: Po Chun Yen
DESIGN FIRM: Yen Design Studio



A Word for Love
TITLE: A Word for Love
AUTHOR: Emily Robbins
PUBLISHER: Riverhead Books, Penguin Random House

JACKET DESIGNER: Grace Han
ART DIRECTOR: Helen Yentus



Abandon Me
TITLE: Abandon Me
AUTHOR: Melissa Febos
PUBLISHER: Bloomsbury USA

BOOK DESIGNER: Patti Ratchford
JACKET DESIGNER: Patti Ratchford
CREATIVE DIRECTOR: Patti Ratchford
ART DIRECTOR: Patti Ratchford



Ad Usum To Be Used
TITLE: Ad Usum To Be Used
AUTHOR: Pedro Reyes/José Luis Falconi
PUBLISHER: Harvard University Press

BOOK DESIGNER: Blair Richardson
JACKET DESIGNER: Blair Richardson
DESIGN FIRM: MiniSuper Studio



Addicted to Americana
TITLE: Addicted to Americana
AUTHOR: Charles Phoenix
PUBLISHER: Prospect Park Books

BOOK DESIGNER: Kathy Kikkert
JACKET DESIGNER: Kathy Kikkert
CREATIVE DIRECTOR: Kathy Kikkert
ART DIRECTOR: Kathy Kikkert
DESIGN FIRM: Kikkert Design



Aesthetics; An Introduction to Dialectics; Ontology and Dialetics
TITLE: Aesthetics; An Introduction to Dialectics; Ontology and Dialetics
AUTHOR: Theodor W. Adorno
PUBLISHER: Polity books

JACKET DESIGNER: Ana Boavida
DESIGN FIRM: FBA.



Age of Anger
TITLE: Age of Anger
AUTHOR: Pankaj Mishra
PUBLISHER: FSG

JACKET DESIGNER: Jason Heuer
CREATIVE DIRECTOR: Rodrigo Corral
DESIGN FIRM: Jason Heuer



Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
TITLE: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
AUTHOR: Lewis Carroll
PUBLISHER: DERT

BOOK DESIGNER: Lise Bye Kjeldsen
CREATIVE DIRECTOR: Marcos Chavez
DESIGN FIRM: TODA



All is Beauty Now
TITLE: All is Beauty Now
AUTHOR: Sarah Faber
PUBLISHER: Little, Brown and Company

JACKET DESIGNER: Allison J. Warner
CREATIVE DIRECTOR: Mario J. Pulice



All The Dirty Parts
TITLE: All The Dirty Parts
AUTHOR: Daniel Handler
PUBLISHER: Bloomsbury USA

BOOK DESIGNER: Daniel Handler and Rodrigo Corral
JACKET DESIGNER: Patti Ratchford
CREATIVE DIRECTOR: Patti Ratchford
ART DIRECTOR: Patti Ratchford



American Craft Inquiry
TITLE: American Craft Inquiry
AUTHOR: Michael Radyk
PUBLISHER: American Craft Council

BOOK DESIGNER: Moon Jang
CREATIVE DIRECTOR: Moon Jang



Anchor Out
TITLE: Anchor Out
AUTHOR: Barbara Sapienza
PUBLISHER: She Write Press

JACKET DESIGNER: Rebecca Lown
ART DIRECTOR: Julie Metz



Angels, Barbarians and Nincompoops
TITLE: Angels, Barbarians and Nincompoops
AUTHOR: Anthony Esolen
PUBLISHER: TAN Books

BOOK DESIGNER: David Ferris
JACKET DESIGNER: David Ferris
ART DIRECTOR: Mara Persic
DESIGN FIRM: David Ferris Design



Antologia Fantástica da Literatura Antiga
TITLE: Antologia Fantástica da Literatura Antiga
AUTHOR: Marcelo Cid
PUBLISHER: Ateliê Editorial

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



Artificial Intelligence
TITLE: Artificial Intelligence
AUTHOR: Stephanie Sammartino McPherson (author)
PUBLISHER: Twenty First Century Books / Lerner Publishing Group

BOOK DESIGNER: Emily Harris
JACKET DESIGNER: Emily Harris
ART DIRECTOR: Laura Otto Rinne
DESIGN FIRM: Lerner Publishing Group



Assim na terra como embaixo da terra (On earth as it is under the ground)
TITLE: Assim na terra como embaixo da terra (On earth as it is under the ground)
AUTHOR: Ana Paula Maia
PUBLISHER: Record

JACKET DESIGNER: Leonardo Iaccarino
CREATIVE DIRECTOR: Leonardo Iaccarino
ART DIRECTOR: Leonardo Iaccarino
DESIGN FIRM: Leonardo Iaccarino



Atticus Finch
TITLE: Atticus Finch
AUTHOR: Joseph Crespino
PUBLISHER: Basic Books

ART DIRECTOR: Rebecca Lown



Attract
TITLE: Attract
AUTHOR: Andris Pone
PUBLISHER: Self Published

BOOK DESIGNER: Laura Beauparlant
JACKET DESIGNER: Maria Saenz
CREATIVE DIRECTOR: Laura Beauparlant
ART DIRECTOR: Laura Beauparlant
DESIGN FIRM: Lab Creative



Autonomous
TITLE: Autonomous
AUTHOR: Annalee Newitz
PUBLISHER: Tor Books




AYAKO
TITLE: AYAKO
AUTHOR: Osamu Tezuka
PUBLISHER: Veneta

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



Beasts Made of Night
TITLE: Beasts Made of Night
AUTHOR: Tochi Onyebuchi
PUBLISHER: Razorbill, Penguin

JACKET DESIGNER: Jeff Miller
DESIGN FIRM: Faceout Studio



Because of the Sun
TITLE: Because of the Sun
AUTHOR: Jenny Torres Sanchez
PUBLISHER: Penguin Random House

JACKET DESIGNER: Anne Jordan and Mitch Goldstein
ART DIRECTOR: Ray Shappell
DESIGN FIRM: Anne Jordan and Mitch Goldstein



Becoming Leonardo
TITLE: Becoming Leonardo
AUTHOR: Mike Lankford
PUBLISHER: Melville House

JACKET DESIGNER: Marina Drukman
ART DIRECTOR: Marina Drukman
DESIGN FIRM: Melville House



Behind the Lines
TITLE: Behind the Lines
AUTHOR: Adrian Russell
PUBLISHER: The 42

BOOK DESIGNER: Graham Thew
JACKET DESIGNER: Graham Thew
CREATIVE DIRECTOR: Graham Thew
ART DIRECTOR: Graham Thew
DESIGN FIRM: Graham Thew Design



Being Elvis
TITLE: Being Elvis
AUTHOR: Ray Connolly
PUBLISHER: Liveright

JACKET DESIGNER: Steve Attardo
ART DIRECTOR: Steve Attardo
DESIGN FIRM: W.W. Norton



Believing in Our Self
TITLE: Believing in Our Self
AUTHOR: Scott Friedman
PUBLISHER: sel-published

JACKET DESIGNER: Chris A Johnson
DESIGN FIRM: Chris A Johnson



Beneath the Spanish
TITLE: Beneath the Spanish
AUTHOR: VIctor Hernandez Cruz
PUBLISHER: Coffee House Press

BOOK DESIGNER: Patti Capaldi (Cover Designer)
JACKET DESIGNER: Patti Capaldi (Cover Designer)
CREATIVE DIRECTOR: Carla Valdez
ART DIRECTOR: Patti Capaldi
DESIGN FIRM: Patti Capaldi Design



Beyond Colorblind
TITLE: Beyond Colorblind
AUTHOR: Sarah Shin
PUBLISHER: Intervarsity Press

JACKET DESIGNER: Tim Green
DESIGN FIRM: Faceout Studio



Blitzed
TITLE: Blitzed
AUTHOR: Norman Ohler
PUBLISHER: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

JACKET DESIGNER: Albert Tang
ART DIRECTOR: Michaela Sullivan



Bolshoi confidencial (Bolshoi confidential)
TITLE: Bolshoi confidencial (Bolshoi confidential)
AUTHOR: Simon Morrison
PUBLISHER: Record

JACKET DESIGNER: Leonardo Iaccarino
CREATIVE DIRECTOR: Leonardo Iaccarino
ART DIRECTOR: Leonardo Iaccarino



Books Are Made Out of Books: A Guide to Cormac McCarthy's Literary Influences
TITLE: Books Are Made Out of Books: A Guide to Cormac McCarthy's Literary Influences
AUTHOR: Michael Crews
PUBLISHER: University of Texas Press

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



Brian Eno Light Music
TITLE: Brian Eno Light Music
AUTHOR: Brian Eno
PUBLISHER: Paul stolper Gallery

BOOK DESIGNER: Ryuhei Nakadai
JACKET DESIGNER: Ryuhei Nakadai
CREATIVE DIRECTOR: Anyhow Ltd
ART DIRECTOR: Ryuhei Nakadai
DESIGN FIRM: Anyhow Ltd



Building Equity: Policies and Practices to Empower All Learners
TITLE: Building Equity: Policies and Practices to Empower All Learners
AUTHOR: Dominique Smith, Nancy Frey, Ian Pumpian, Douglas Fisher
PUBLISHER: ASCD

BOOK DESIGNER: Donald Ely
JACKET DESIGNER: Donald Ely
CREATIVE DIRECTOR: Gary Bloom
ART DIRECTOR: Reece Quinones



Buzz
TITLE: Buzz
AUTHOR: Hallie Lieberman
PUBLISHER: Pegasus Books

JACKET DESIGNER: Jeff Miller
DESIGN FIRM: Faceout Studio



Canon/Archive
TITLE: Canon/Archive
AUTHOR: Stanford Literary Lab
PUBLISHER: n+1 books

BOOK DESIGNER: Rachel Ossip



Captured!
TITLE: Captured!
AUTHOR: Arlene Hess Elkins
PUBLISHER: One Mission Society

JACKET DESIGNER: Karen Kresge





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Observed | July 15

Congratulations! Acclaimed Dutch typographer Wim Crouwel has just received the 32nd TDC Medal from the Type Directors Club. [BV]


Observed | July 12

Ikea claims to have created the World’s Comfiest Font, Soffa Sans, where each letter is formed by pieces from a sofa! Free download here. [LY]

Can you imagine the cereal isle? Kellogg’s has temporarily made the packaging for its most popular cereal varieties black and white in a new partnership with Crayola. [BV]

Not over the hill: Design With Nature, Ian McHarg’s landmark book of ecological design turns 50. [LY]


Observed | July 11

Congratulations to Collins, Ad Age‘s first design agency of the year! [BV]

Our privacy crisis is a crisis of design. [JH]


Observed | July 09

A wonderful deep dive online Bauhaus exhibition from Getty Research Institute. [BV]

Featuring upside-down pages, illegible interviews, and appearances from Sonic Youth, Björk, and David Bowie, Ray Gun, 90s America’s bible of music and style, shook up US publishing in the ‘90s. [BV]


Observed | July 08

Pioneering video artist Gretchen Bender predicted our obsession with screens. [BV]


Observed | July 02

“Not having anything to do sounds terrible. I fear that more than anything else. It’s greater than the fear of death.” Anne Quito interviews Milton Glaser on his 90th birthday. [MB]

70% of graphic design students are women, yet only 11% are Creative Directors. Discuss. [JH]


Observed | July 01

What a better way to kick off July than with some new art? And what better place to get it than the 20x200 weeklong sitewide semi-annual sale? Starting tomorrow their vintage & space editions are on sale. [BV]

Congratulations to our co-founder, Jessica Helfand, and all the Fall 2019 Bogliasco Fellowship recipients! [BV]

What’s as satisfying as a good book? Seeing one made the old-fashioned way, by hand. [BV]


Observed | June 28

Matthew Carter will discuss his ambitious new Latin superfamily of serif, sans, slab, and rounded typefaces at the Katherine Small Gallery. [BV]


Observed | June 27

The enduring appeal of mustard yellow. (via James I. Bowie) [BV]


Observed | June 26

Color theory explored by Peter Kraus in three jewels of book-making. [BV]


Observed | June 25

Jessica Helfand gave a poster design workshop to scientists at Yale a few years ago and was told by one that if he followed her advice, nobody would take him seriously as a scientist. Behold: the future! A graphic design revolution for scientific conference posters. [BV]

The new ghost museums of China. (via James I. Bowie) [BV]


Observed | June 20

Poster House, the first museum in the US dedicated exclusively to posters, opens today! Listen here to their first audio newsletter and guide narrated by Steven Heller. [BV]


Observed | June 19

Remembering the Bantam paperback of The Greening of America with its truly relentless deployment of Bookman Swash Italic. Quintessential 70s. RIP Charles Reich, 1928-2019. [MB]

Here’s your chance to hear Debbie Millman on the other side of the mike. Recorded live on stage at the famous Design and Advertising festival in London in May, Debbie is interviewed on episode 14 of This Way Up. [BV]


Observed | June 17

The School of Visual Arts has donated nearly 100 of its beloved Subway Series posters from the past three decades to the brand new Poster Museum, opening Thursday, June 20. These, as well as all new posters created in the future, will live in the Museum’s permanent archival collection. [BV]

Can a small Italian village point the way to more livable modern cities? A conference of urbanists aims to find out. [BV]


Observed | June 14

The late William Helfand had an incredible collection of medical prints, posters, and advertising emphasized "quack" pills, potions, and snake oil cure-alls. Hear his daughter, and our co-founder Jessica Helfand pay tribute to his "quackery” obsession. [BV]


Observed | June 11

“Beer cans are officially the new record sleeve.” The rise in craft brewing has spurred a beer aisle design renaissance. [BV]


Observed | June 10

Seeking 1000 people who eat. ZOE‘s experts are marrying nutritional science with machine learning to perform the world‘s largest study of individuals‘ unique nutritional responses. Visit joinzoe.com to sign up. Read this NYTimes article to see why. [BV]

A new exhibit at the Saint Louis Art Museum celebrates amateur photography from 1890–1970 through the recent gift of 150 amateur photographs from St. Louis collectors John and Teenuh Foster. John Foster assembled this collection of anonymous found images over the past 20 years, some of which can be seen in his Design Observer column. [BV]


Observed | June 06

An in-depth look at an urban mall designed to revive downtown San Diego that is set to be destroyed, from Alissa Walker. [BV]


Observed | June 05

Congratulations to Susan Kare, Patricia Moore, MIT D-Lab, Tom Phifer, Tobias Frere-Jones, Tobias Frere-Jones, Derek Lam, Ivan Poupyrev, Open Style Lab and all the winners of the 2019 Cooper Hewitt National Design Awards! [BV]



Jobs | July 15