book design

 

Deadline for Walter Tiemann Prize in Three Days

Fellow Typophile, regular Fonts In Use contributor, blogger for the esteemed competition and all-round nice chap Florian Hardwig pointed out to me that the deadline for this year’s Walter Tiemann Prize is almost upon us. This international award honours innovative typographic design ideas in book design. It is aimed at those who consider the book [...]

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Britain By Bike “Book Of The Year” At BPIF Book Awards

The British Book Design and Production Awards celebrate excellence in book design and production.

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First Graphic Design Biennial Germany–China Opens Next Week

The First Graphic Design Biennial Germany–China features three days of lectures by world famous Chinese designers, and an exhibition of posters, books, and animations.

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What the iPad is Missing (No, it’s not a Camera)

The possibilities for reviving the magazine and newspaper industries are exciting and real. Yet it’s exactly that part of media consumption, reading, that reveals what’s missing on the iPad: good typography.

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The Book Cover Archive

The Book Cover Archive is a new online gallery “for the appreciation and categorization of excellence in book cover design”.

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Top Ten Typefaces Used by Book Design Winners

The American Association of University Presses honors the best book design in their annual Book, Jacket & Journal Show. We take a look at the most common typefaces seen in the winning entries and offer a thorough list of underused alternatives.

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