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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

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



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

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



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

DESIGNER: Lana Cavar, Natasha Chandani
DESIGN FIRM: Clanada



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

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

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



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

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



Our daily lives have to be a satisfaction in themselves
TITLE: Our daily lives have to be a satisfaction in themselves
AUTHOR: Selma Miriam and Noel Furie / edited by Emily Larned
PUBLISHER: Alder & Frankia

DESIGNER: Emily Larned
CREATIVE DIRECTOR: Emily Larned
ART DIRECTOR: Emily Larned



The Cannibal's Cookbook: Mining Myths of Cyclopean Constructions
TITLE: The Cannibal's Cookbook: Mining Myths of Cyclopean Constructions
AUTHOR: Brandon Clifford
PUBLISHER: Matter Design

DESIGNER: Johanna Lobdell



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

DESIGNER: Elaine Ramos



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

CREATIVE DIRECTOR: Rodrigo Corral
DESIGN FIRM: Jason Heuer



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

DESIGNER: Moon Jang
CREATIVE DIRECTOR: Moon Jang



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

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



Classics from Papyrus to the Internet
TITLE: Classics from Papyrus to the Internet
AUTHOR: Fabio Stok, Jeffrey M. Hunt, and R. Alden Smith
PUBLISHER: University of Texas Press




Corporate Interiors No.13
TITLE: Corporate Interiors No.13
AUTHOR: Roger Yee
PUBLISHER: Visual Profile Books

CREATIVE DIRECTOR: Christina Chin
DESIGN FIRM: In House



CROSSING FRONTIERS
TITLE: CROSSING FRONTIERS
AUTHOR: Sadık Karamustafa, Nikki Gonnissen / Başak Ürkmez
PUBLISHER: MSFAU Graphic Design Department

DESIGNER: ERMAN YILMAZ
CREATIVE DIRECTOR: ERMAN YILMAZ
ART DIRECTOR: ERMAN YILMAZ



Désordonnances (French) / Un-prescriptions OR Messiness (English translation, could have both meaning)
TITLE: Désordonnances (French) / Un-prescriptions OR Messiness (English translation, could have both meaning)
AUTHOR: Alain Vadeboncoeur
PUBLISHER: Lux Éditeur

DESIGN FIRM: Jolin Masson



Dire non ne suffit plus – Contre la stratégie du choc de Trump (French) / No Is Not Enough (English)
TITLE: Dire non ne suffit plus – Contre la stratégie du choc de Trump (French) / No Is Not Enough (English)
AUTHOR: Naomi Klein
PUBLISHER: Lux Éditeur

DESIGN FIRM: Jolin Masson



Evolving Images: Jewish Latin American Cinema
TITLE: Evolving Images: Jewish Latin American Cinema
AUTHOR: Edited by Nora Glickman and Ariana Huberman
PUBLISHER: University of Texas Press

ART DIRECTOR: Dustin Kilgore
DESIGN FIRM: Anne Jordan and Mitch Goldstein



Following Jesus
TITLE: Following Jesus
AUTHOR: Timothy Gaines and Kara Lyons-Pardue
PUBLISHER: The Foundry Publishing

DESIGNER: Sharron Page
CREATIVE DIRECTOR: Bruce Nuffer
ART DIRECTOR: J.R. Caines
DESIGN FIRM: Caines Design



Good Posture: Engaging Current Culture with Ancient Faith
TITLE: Good Posture: Engaging Current Culture with Ancient Faith
AUTHOR: Tom Becker
PUBLISHER: Square Halo Books, Inc.

DESIGNER: Ned Bustard
CREATIVE DIRECTOR: Ned Bustard
ART DIRECTOR: Ned Bustard
DESIGN FIRM: World's End Images



Grandson of a Ghost
TITLE: Grandson of a Ghost
AUTHOR: Scott Depalma
PUBLISHER: Gago Press

DESIGNER: Ron Gabriel
CREATIVE DIRECTOR: Ron Gabriel
DESIGN FIRM: Gabrielli Design



Great Jobs for Everyone 50+
TITLE: Great Jobs for Everyone 50+
AUTHOR: Kerry Hannon
PUBLISHER: AARP

CREATIVE DIRECTOR: Scott A. Davis



Holidays in the Danger Zone: Entanglements of War and Tourism
TITLE: Holidays in the Danger Zone: Entanglements of War and Tourism
AUTHOR: Debbie Lisle
PUBLISHER: University of Minnesota Press

DESIGN FIRM: Betsy Donovan



Humankind: Solidarity with Nonhuman People
TITLE: Humankind: Solidarity with Nonhuman People
AUTHOR: Timothy Morton
PUBLISHER: Verso Books

ART DIRECTOR: Andy Pressman
DESIGN FIRM: Anne Jordan and Mitch Goldstein



Jerzy
TITLE: Jerzy
AUTHOR: Jerome Charyn
PUBLISHER: Bellevue Literary Press

DESIGN FIRM: Alban Fischer Design



La India María
TITLE: La India María
AUTHOR: Seraina Rohrer
PUBLISHER: University of Texas Press




LIMKOKWING FASHION CLUB S/S17 COLLECTION FASHION SHOW BRANDING BOOK
TITLE: LIMKOKWING FASHION CLUB S/S17 COLLECTION FASHION SHOW BRANDING BOOK
AUTHOR: FONG SAY KIAT
PUBLISHER: FONG SAY KIAT

DESIGNER: FONG SAY KIAT
CREATIVE DIRECTOR: FONG SAY KIAT
ART DIRECTOR: FONG SAY KIAT



Little House in the Big Woods, Farmer Boy, Little House on the Prairie
TITLE: Little House in the Big Woods, Farmer Boy, Little House on the Prairie
AUTHOR: Laura Ingalls Wilder
PUBLISHER: Harper, an Imprint of HarperCollins Publishers

DESIGNER: Jenna Stempel-Lobell
CREATIVE DIRECTOR: Barbara Fitzsimmons
ART DIRECTOR: Alison Donalty



Precisiones sobre la incerteza
TITLE: Precisiones sobre la incerteza
AUTHOR: Alejandra Lerma
PUBLISHER: Sic Semper Tyrannis

DESIGNER: Sebastian Martinez, Juliana López
CREATIVE DIRECTOR: Sebastian Martinez
ART DIRECTOR: Juliana López
DESIGN FIRM: Cuántika Studio



Ramona Blue
TITLE: Ramona Blue
AUTHOR: Julie Murphy
PUBLISHER: Balzer + Bray, HarperCollins Publishers

DESIGNER: Aurora Parlagreco
CREATIVE DIRECTOR: Barbara Fitzsimmons
ART DIRECTOR: Alison Donalty



Relations – Plus de 75 ans d’analyse sociale et engagée (French) / Relationships - More than 75 years of social and engaged analysis (English translation)
TITLE: Relations – Plus de 75 ans d’analyse sociale et engagée (French) / Relationships - More than 75 years of social and engaged analysis (English translation)
AUTHOR: Albert Beaudry, Suzanne Clavette, Suzanne Loiselle, Jean-Claude Ravet and Jean-Philippe Warren
PUBLISHER: Lux Éditeur

DESIGN FIRM: Jolin Masson



Romance of Elsewhere
TITLE: Romance of Elsewhere
AUTHOR: Lynn Freed
PUBLISHER: Counterpoint Press

DESIGNER: Kelly Winton



secrets inside shadows
TITLE: secrets inside shadows
AUTHOR: Julie Nauman-Mikulski
PUBLISHER: self

DESIGNER: Julie Nauman-Mikulski
DESIGN FIRM: JNM Art + Design



SERIES: Sound Bites: Big Ideas in Popular Music; Double Features: Big Ideas in Film; Tube Talk: Big Ideas in Television; Big Ideas in Popular Culture Boxed Set
TITLE: SERIES: Sound Bites: Big Ideas in Popular Music; Double Features: Big Ideas in Film; Tube Talk: Big Ideas in Television; Big Ideas in Popular Culture Boxed Set
AUTHOR: Edited by The Great Books Foundation
PUBLISHER: The Great Books Foundation

ART DIRECTOR: Mary Klein
DESIGN FIRM: Anne Jordan and Mitch Goldstein



Sex and Rage
TITLE: Sex and Rage
AUTHOR: Eve Babitz
PUBLISHER: Counterpoint Press

DESIGNER: Kelly Winton



Spectatorship: Shifting Theories of Gender, Sexuality, and Media
TITLE: Spectatorship: Shifting Theories of Gender, Sexuality, and Media
AUTHOR: Edited by Roxanne Samer and William Whittington
PUBLISHER: University of Texas Press

ART DIRECTOR: Dustin Kilgore
DESIGN FIRM: Anne Jordan and Mitch Goldstein



Stanley Beaman & Sears: Twenty Five Years
TITLE: Stanley Beaman & Sears: Twenty Five Years
AUTHOR: Roger Yee
PUBLISHER: Visual Profile Books

CREATIVE DIRECTOR: Joi Huang



The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
TITLE: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
AUTHOR: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
PUBLISHER: DailyLit Classics - Creative Action Network

CREATIVE DIRECTOR: Ioannis Fetanis



The Art of Starving
TITLE: The Art of Starving
AUTHOR: Sam J. Miller
PUBLISHER: HarperTeen, an Imprint of HarperCollins Publishers

DESIGNER: Jenna Stempel-Lobell
CREATIVE DIRECTOR: Barbara Fitzsimmons
ART DIRECTOR: Alison Klapthor



The Doors of Perception
TITLE: The Doors of Perception
AUTHOR: Aldous Huxley
PUBLISHER: Vintage

ART DIRECTOR: Suzanne Dean
DESIGN FIRM: La Boca



The Hate U Give
TITLE: The Hate U Give
AUTHOR: Angie Thomas
PUBLISHER: Balzer + Bray, an Imprint of HarperCollins Publishers

CREATIVE DIRECTOR: Barbara Fitzsimmons
ART DIRECTOR: Alison Donalty



The Limits of Whiteness: Iranian Americans and the Everyday Politics of Race
TITLE: The Limits of Whiteness: Iranian Americans and the Everyday Politics of Race
AUTHOR: Neda Maghbouleh
PUBLISHER: Stanford University Press

ART DIRECTOR: Rob Ehle
DESIGN FIRM: Anne Jordan and Mitch Goldstein



The Things We Lost In The Fire
TITLE: The Things We Lost In The Fire
AUTHOR: Mariana Enriquez
PUBLISHER: Portobello Books Ltd

DESIGN FIRM: La Boca



The Vanishing Futurist
TITLE: The Vanishing Futurist
AUTHOR: Charlotte Hobson
PUBLISHER: Faber & Faber

ART DIRECTOR: Luke Bird
DESIGN FIRM: La Boca



Turf
TITLE: Turf
AUTHOR: Elizabeth Crane
PUBLISHER: Soft Skull Press

DESIGNER: Kelly Winton



Us&Them: A Novel
TITLE: Us&Them: A Novel
AUTHOR: Bahiyyih Nakhjavani
PUBLISHER: Stanford University Press

ART DIRECTOR: Rob Ehle
DESIGN FIRM: Anne Jordan and Mitch Goldstein



Uyku Sersemi
TITLE: Uyku Sersemi
AUTHOR: Hakan Bicakci
PUBLISHER: Iletisim Yayinevi




Visão–Ler Faz Bem_Series (11)
TITLE: Visão–Ler Faz Bem_Series (11)
AUTHOR: Various Authors
PUBLISHER: Cardume Editores

ART DIRECTOR: Andrew Howard
DESIGN FIRM: Studio Andrew Howard



White Jacket
TITLE: White Jacket
AUTHOR: Herman Melville
PUBLISHER: Carambaia

CREATIVE DIRECTOR: Nathalia Cury + Alexandre Lindenberg
DESIGN FIRM: Estudio Margem






Observed | January 20

Nike’s new sports hijab, a Beazley Design of the Year nominee, is not without controversy. [MPL]


Observed | January 19

The photobooks that inspire Peter Funch. [MPL]

It really is all about context. (And consequence.) [JH]


Observed | January 18

Spooky design job title of the day: hotels are now offering Instagram “butlers” to help you get that perfect shot. [JH]

Arab designers. All women. All amazing. [JH]

The secret weapon of the Starbucks logo is asymmetry. (via James I. Bowie) [BV]


Observed | January 17

Inside one of America‘s last pencil factories. [MPL]


Observed | January 16

Design, Hong Kong, and the future. [JH]

IKEA invents the pregnancy test advertisement. [JH]

Is interface design to blame for the false Hawaii missile alert? [JH]


Observed | January 15

How good design can improve peoples’ lives: a look back at the design history of the baby transport system. [JH]

A new year’s resolution from Gizmodo: they’re going to write more about design. [JH]

Design is ... more than a department ... more than a phase ... more than a feeling! McKinsey explains. [JH]


Observed | January 12

Edith Wharton’s design legacy. [JH]

Cycling their way from Europe to Asia, two women are researching the history and contemporary uses of paper. [JH]


Observed | January 11

Is an artistic “hobby” the key for scientific fame? [JH]

Extraordinary visual evidence of climate change: a worthy Oscar contender, and a cautionary tale of epic scale. [JH]


Observed | January 10

E-waste graveyards. [MPL]

Up next: countertop dishwashers. [MPL]

What Google Street View tells us about income. [MPL]


Observed | January 09

If we do say so ourselves, the brilliant Craeft review from Michael Bierut on NYTBR is worth a read. [BV]


Observed | January 08

Raising Places: how the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is helping to support design. [JH]

Probably 2017’s best song about furniture design. (via James I. Bowie) [BV]

What will graphic design look like in 2018? [JH]


Observed | January 05

Intelligent design—for robots. [JH]


Observed | January 04

In the wake of the net neutrality decision, should cities build internet networks? [BV]

The most stolen books according to indie bookstore owners: Joan Didion, Kerouac, Vonnegut, Bukowski, and somewhat surprisingly, ethics books from the philosophy section. [BV]


Observed | January 03

The design of the City of Oakland’s tree logo was inspired by a pair of cufflinks. (via James I. Bowie) [BV]


Observed | January 02

In Malawi, a Dutch firm uses local materials to create affordable equipment for hospitals. [JH]

In Brooklyn, Smith and Reed maintain Order, and Standards: a terrific write-up in Hyperallergic. [JH]



Jobs | January 22