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July 25, 2014

For a collaboration we are participating in with The Art Directors Club, Designers & Books invites you to share the story of how you navigated your creative career path—including the books that have inspired you. Your story and quotes will be posted on ADC’s blog and promoted on its social channels. The Art Directors Club (ADC) has a social community of more than 220,000 creative professionals in every stage of career development, and from all over the world. More...

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July 25, 2014

Our Online Book Fair is growing—fast. To our over 500 titles, we’re continually adding new books on architecture, design, art, and photography for adults and children—many at specially discounted prices—and new publishers, too. We also welcome our first in a lineup of rare and out of print book dealers, offering you a showcase of vintage titles as well current and forthcoming books. More...

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By The Editors April 29, 2014

With its 57th Street location now closed, Rizzoli Bookstore offers one last chance on May 1 and 2 to visit its fabled interior and purchase art and design books at 50% discounts. More...

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By Mark Fox March 19, 2014

Logo designer Mark Fox reflects on digital and analog culture through the lens of two selections from his book list. More...

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By Steve Kroeter February 12, 2014

Designers & Books presents its first annual Design Book of the Year Award. More...

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By Designers & Books February 7, 2014

A sampling of what we saw and heard at Irma Boom’s conversation with Debbie Millman on January 29, co-presented by AIGA/NY and Designers & Books. Copies of the mini edition of Irma Boom: The Architecture of the Book are still available for purchase via AIGA/NY. More...

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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...