Weekly Wrap-Up & Preview

Weekly Wrap-Up & Preview: August 2

Designers & Books launches a redesign

August 2, 2013

Designers & Books has a new look. We introduce Daily Features on a variety of design subjects, welcome our new collaborator, Superscript, and offer new ways to find favorite content and discover our latest book lists, Notable Design Book Reviews, publisher and bookseller news, and other articles. In the coming weeks, we'll be adding our own version of a design book giveaway and a community book list where you can add your own recommendations. Our Weekly Wrap-Up & Preview comes out Friday mornings to keep you updated on anything you missed and what’s to come.

Weekly Wrap-Up

Daily Features Beyond the Wild Things

Maurice Sendak’s career extends far beyond Where the Wild Things Are to include over 80 illustrated books, numerous posters, performances, and projects.

Notable Design Books: Reviews 10 Notable Design Books of 2013: August Reviews

Our August reviews cover a wide range of design reading, from a new e-book to Adrian Shaughnessy’s essays on graphic design to an Álvaro Siza omnibus.

Design Matters: On Books Design Matters Podcast on Books: Debbie Millman & Hartmut Esslinger

Debbie Millman talks to industrial designer and co-founder of frog design, Hartmut Esslinger.

Book List of the Week Paolo Deganello’s Book List: Radical Architecture, Critical Design

Paolo Deganello first came onto the design scene in the 1960s as a founder of the radical Italian design collective Archizoom.


Next Week's Preview

Book List of the Week Michael Rock’s Book List: The Visual Presentation of Language

Michael Rock, founding partner of the graphic design studio 2x4, talks to Designers & Books about how graphic design is like literature (and vice versa),

Daily Features Passive is the New Active in Building Green

The new approach to home energy conservation has its moment in the sun.

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