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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...

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By Angela Riechers, Superscript December 18, 2013

In the mystery novel S., an inventive format demonstrates new ways that print can surprise and engage a reader. More...

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By Branden Klayko, Superscript December 17, 2013

Steven Heller and Mirko Ilić’s new book, Lettering Large, explores the art and design of monumental type. More...

The Proust Questionnaire — Book Edition
By Mark Lamster December 13, 2013

The book that best says who Dallas Morning News architecture critic is just might be Woody Allen’s Without Feathers. More of Mark’s answers to The Proust Questionnaire—Book Edition. More...

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By Anne Quito, Superscript December 13, 2013

Swiss branding designers discuss the challenges of defining an entire country through graphic design. More...

The Proust Questionnaire — Book Edition
By Angus Hyland December 12, 2013

Question: “If for some reason it turned out that you could save one and only one book from among those you own, which would it be?” Answer from graphic designer (Pentagram, London) Angus Hyland:  “Edgar Allan Poe’s Tales of Mystery and Imagination or Henry James’s The Portrait of a Lady. Whichever was first at hand and whether I was in a Gothic panic or a more reflective mood.” More answers from Angus to The Proust Questionnaire—Book Edition. More...

The Proust Questionnaire — Book Edition
By Michael Rock December 11, 2013

Michael Rock, of the graphic design studio 2x4, is a Haruki Murakami fan and plans to have In Search of Lost Time (A la recherche du temps perdu) be the last book he reads—“because it would take so long to finish.” More answers from Michael Rock to The Proust Questionnaire—Book Edition. More...

The Proust Questionnaire — Book Edition
By Todd Oldham December 10, 2013

Todd Oldham reads for hours in the bathtub (Flannery O’Connor, Dorothy Parker), owns a book about living in a station wagon, and thinks he hates Ayn Rand. These and more answers from Todd to The Proust Questionnaire—Book Edition. More...

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By Branden Klayko, Superscript December 10, 2013

 Editor of popular interior design website Remodelista discusses the challenges of adapting a website into a book. More...