Designers & Books has partnered for the second year with Design Observer and AIGA to continue the “50 Books/50 Covers” competition honoring excellence in book design. The competition made its first appearance in 1922 as “Fifty Books of the Year.” The intervening 90-plus years have brought major changes to “50/50” and at the same time have supported its enduring values. More...
To complement the recent publication of our “100 Designers/100 Books” list, today we bring you “17 Design Commentators/17 Books,” which celebrates the book lists that have been contributed to Designers & Books by our commentators—critics, curators, editors, educators, executives, writers, and other distinguished design community members. More...
To celebrate the publication of our 100th designer on Designers & Books this past Tuesday, April 3—we now have double the number of designers we started with a year ago—we bring you a new milestone list. More...
Customized tours providing the opportunity to explore the places, meet the people, and see the books of the design book world in New York City.
Enter Print Magazine’s Regional Design Awards by April 3, 2017
PRINT’s Regional Design Awards 2017 Deadline to enter, April 3, 2017
The annual Regional Design Awards (RDA) is the industry’s most prestigious and well-respected American design competition. Thousands of art directors, studios and creative professionals not only enter the RDA every year, but also look to it to find the country’s top talent.
In 2017, PRINT is also launching a new RDA Student showcase for the very first time in the competition’s 36-year history—giving young designers a chance to start their careers off right with national recognition.
Askew: A limited-edition notebook designed by Debbie Millman in collaboration with Baron Fig
“A ruled notebook unlike any you’ve ever used. Every line is hand drawn, and while some cooperate—others are downright unruly. This limited edition is designed to inspire thinkers to bend the rules and follow even their most meandering ideas.”
Paula Scher: Works Editors: Tony Brook & Adrian Shaughnessy
Publisher: Unit Editions
Available April 2017; pre-order now
New book covering the career of of master designer Paula Scher, called “the most influential woman graphic designer on the planet.” (Ellen Lupton), This definitive, chronological visual record spans Paula’s early days in the music industry as an art director with CBS and Atlantic records; the launch of her first studio, Koppel & Scher; and her 25-year engagement with Pentagram.