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By Anne Quito, Superscript January 30, 2014

Since its founding in 1953, cover design has helped define the cultural significance of The Paris Review. More...

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By Angela Riechers, Superscript January 27, 2014

Dutch-born Irma Boom is widely recognized as one of the world’s foremost book designers, and is the youngest person ever to receive the prestigious Gutenberg Prize for a body of work. Her books are distinguished by her experimental approach to formats and a willingness to take design risks. Here she talks about book-making and her life in design. More...

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By The Editors, Designers & Books January 24, 2014

We are looking for three current design students to interview Stefan Sagmeister in person in his New York City studio during the book-signing event for the updated edition of Things I have learned in my life so far. This student-led Q&A, which will take place from 6:00 to 6:30 PM, will be tweeted live! Submit the questions you’d ask online to be considered by January 27, 9:00 AM (EST) and we’ll choose the three interviewers. More...

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By The Editors January 21, 2014

New York’s last grand bookstore faces demolition and a petition drive to save the building is mounted. More...

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January 16, 2014

Graphic designer Stefan Sagmeister will sign personalized copies of the latest edition of his book Things I have learned in my life so far at his New York studio on February 6. Can’t be there? You can still get a personally inscribed copy! More...

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By Amanda Kolson Hurley, Superscript January 14, 2014

The U.S. Mint recently released a new design for the $100 bill. What’s the design verdict? More...

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By Stephanie Salomon, Designers & Books January 3, 2014

August 9, 2014: Designer Eileen Gray’s (1878–1976) birthday is August 9. A post from our archive to celebrate the “Emily Dickinson of design.” More...

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By The Editors, Designers & Books December 31, 2013

To ring out 2013, we recap our 99 Notable Design Books of the year, reviewed by our Book Board members. More...

The Proust Questionnaire — Book Edition
By The Editors, Designers & Books December 30, 2013

We showcase highlights from among the many memorable answers in the 29 Proust Questionnaires we published during November and December. More...

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By Stephanie Salomon, Designers & Books December 19, 2013

Students from Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown’s 1968 studio class at the Yale School of Architecture, Learning from Las Vegas, which would give rise to a famous book of the same name, share some memories of the class they took 45 years ago. More...