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In the Darkness of the Night

A Bruno Munari Artist's Book

First published in Italy in 1956, Bruno Munari's In the Darkness of the Night tells the tale of an interconnected, intim ...

Generative Design, Revised and Updated Edition

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Generative design, once known only to insiders as a revolutionary method of creating artwork, models, and animations wit ...

Le Corbusier, Homme de Lettres

On his French identity card, legendary architect Le Corbusier listed his profession as "Homme de Lettres" (Man of Letter ...

Munari's Books

One of the greatest graphic designers of the twentieth century--called by Picasso "the Leonardo of our time"--Italian ar ...

Elegantissima

The Design and Typography of Louise Fili

Louise Fili has been an inspiration for designers around the world since the 1980s, when she raised the bar on book cove ...

Indie Publishing

How to Design and Produce Your Own Book

Once referred to derisively as "vanity publishing," self-published books are finally taking their place alongside more a ...

Bookbinding

A Comprehensive Guide to Folding, Sewing, & Binding

At 420 pages, this comprehensive reference guide explores bookbinding techniques in start-to-finish detail, explaining a ...

Classic Book Jackets

The Design Legacy of George Salter

It's said that you can't judge a book by its cover. George Salter, a legendary figure in the field of book design, never ...

The Book as Art

Artists' Books from the National Museum of Women in the Arts

Our landmark survey of women artists' books is now available in paperback. The Book as Art presents more than one hundre ...

By Its Cover

Modern American Book Cover Design

We all know we're not supposed to judge books by their covers, but the truth is that we do just that nearly every time w ...

Inside the Rainbow

Russian Children's Literature 1920-1935: Beautiful Books, Terrible Times

Inside the Rainbow reprints for the first time in English a unique compendium of Soviet-era picture books from the 1920s ...

Publish Your Photography Book

Revised and Updated

Our indispensable guide to publishing your own photography book just got better. In this revised and updated edition of ...

Once Upon a Time

Illustrations from Fairytales, Fables, Primer, Pop-Ups, and other Children's Books.

Many of our most cherished childhood memories recall the pleasure of sitting in a big comfy chair while a doting parent ...

75 Artist Books

The Kaldewey Press, New York

Since founding the Kaldewey Press in rural Poestenkill, NY, in 1985, Gunnar A. Kaldewey has produced exactly seventy-fiv ...

Art Deco Bookbindings

The Work of Pierre Legrain and Rose Adler

Before dust jackets wrapped every hardcover behind a shield of paper, a book's binding was its only advertisement, and t ...

Making Books

A Guide to Creating Handcrafted Books

From the London Centre for Books Arts, the internationally recognized, artistrun, open-access studio at the forefront of ...

Le Corbusier, Homme de Lettres

On his French identity card, legendary architect Le Corbusier listed his profession as "Homme de Lettres" (Man of Letter ...

Active Literature

Jan Tschichold and New Typography

Jan Tschichold (1902-1974) is considered by many to be the most influential typographer of the twentieth century. A lead ...

A View of Early Typography

Up to about 1600

A View of Early Typography has long been regarded as the classic text on the production and use of type in the first 150 ...

Jan Tschichold

A Life in Typography

German type and book designer Jan Tschichold (1902-1974) revolutionized modern typography through his bold, asymmetrical ...

Make It Bigger

An outspoken voice in the world of graphic design for more than twenty years, Paula Scher has developed a worldwide repu ...

William Addison Dwiggins

Stencilled Ornament and Illustration: Expanded Edition

There has never been anyone in the design world like William Addison Dwiggins (1880-1956). The first American to call hi ...