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In production

Work for Money, Design for Love goes to press this week.

Work for Money, Design for Love spine mockup

When what you’re selling isn’t what you’re selling

Make Your Idea Matter

Take something ordinary and make it extraordinary.

Steal Like an Artist

Steal Like an Artist

Steal Like an Artist is a great little book by Austin Kleon.

Bob Gill, so far.

Bob Gill, so far

More than three hundred of Gill’s most inventive images from his eighteen books.

One chapter every nine days

Work for Money, Design for Love schedule

That’s my schedule.

Educating Penguins

Penguin Education book cover design

These cover designs for Penguin Education are great.

What would you do?

Vintage vending machine coin slot

Imagine you own my three blogs.

Damn Good

Damn Good

Damn Good highlights the favourite work of designers around the globe, showcasing their best and most passionate projects.

Designing book covers

Oliver Sacks book cover design

A quick bit of book cover inspiration.

Info for contributors

Work for Money, Design for Love

I’m looking for specific stories about an instance when…

Champions of Design

Old Penguin logo

The company’s cheap but well-made, well-designed books found a new audience of working and middle-class readers that few believed existed. The future really was orange.

Design by Nature

Design by Nature, Maggie Macnab

The book takes an in-depth look at relationships between nature, design, economics, geometry, and art. Well-worth a read for designers and creatives of all types.

Saul Bass: A Life in Film & Design

Saul Bass: A Life in Film & Design

“…before we worked together, he was a legend in my eyes. His designs, for film titles and company logos and record albums and posters, defined an era.”

Brand Thinking

Brand Thinking

Debbie Millman’s new book Brand Thinking and Other Noble Pursuits is an engaging collection of dialogues between Debbie and different leaders in the field.

Identify

Identify by Chermayeff & Geismar

Identity design is not about what one likes or dislikes. It’s about what works.

Just My Type

Just My Type

Just My Type: A Book About Fonts is a light-hearted collection of stories aimed at non-designers.

You are the map maker

Your best idea

What’s the formula for blog posts that will get the greatest number of retweets? Which new product or service will make you the most money? Do you know?

Stationery Design Now!

Stationery Design Now!

If you’re in search of a little stationery design inspiration, Stationery Design Now! is worth a look.

Arwey notebooks

Arwey notebook

Any of the notebooks from Arwey would make a great designer gift. The mailman delivered these two.

Aesop on hiring a professional

Aesop the Greek

Cutting small costs can cause great wounds.

Symbol, by Angus Hyland & Steven Bateman

Symbol book

Symbol is a new book by Angus Hyland and Steven Bateman, published by Laurence King.

Eight languages

the process of design

My book’s available in the following translations.

Designing Brand Identity

Designing Brand Identity

Ever since my book was published, Alina’s has been a mainstay alongside it.

Pairing typefaces in book design

Typeface characteristics

Choosing typefaces is one of the two most important choices you make when designing a book.

One year published, and thoughts on a second book

number one

It’s been around a year since my book became available.