Review: Book design

 
Industrialised folk art

Industrialised folk art

Alexander Girard ‘brought together what the modern had once separated: craftsmanship…
 
Eventure playground

Eventure playground

Boooook is the first publication to give a retrospective overview of the life and…
 
Automonography

Automonography

Abbott Miller’s book tells the story of a life in design: starting out – as his wife…
 
Learning from Ladybird

Learning from Ladybird

For any member of the generations who grew up with Ladybird Books, the mini-hardback…
 
We made this: A life in artefacts

We made this: A life in artefacts

Tom Dixon’s Dixonary (Violette Editions, £35) is a big book (632 pages) that is…
 

Peak practice: beautiful Swiss books

As I write these words in my Zurich hotel room, fireworks are exploding outside to…
 

Russian Avant-Garde Books

For anyone interested in the history of the book, Russian Avant-Garde Books 1917-34 by…
 

High thoughts on a self-effacing art

‘To begin with, let us enumerate what is repulsive and therefore wrong.’ Thus opens an…
 

Typography’s new priests

‘Type90’ brought several hundred typographically preoccupied people to Oxford this…
 
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