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Figuring out the Amazon Sales Rank logo

I’m keen to know how book sales are going, so it makes sense to check the stats provided by the world’s largest bookseller, Amazon. The retailer displays what’s known as the Amazon Sales Rank.

Studio Culture

Studio Culture book cover

A brief look inside Studio Culture: The secret life of the graphic design studio.

Behind the scenes: writing a design book

Logo Design Love book

Here are some of my experiences along the way.

The Designful Company

The Designful Company

The Designful Company: How to build a culture of nonstop innovation — the latest book by Marty Neumeier. Here’s a short excerpt.

A book by its cover

Logo Design Love book cover

I chose matte, and asked if I could have the word “DESIGN” embossed.

Graphic design bookstore

graphic design bookstore
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I’ve launched a graphic design bookstore.

Blogs, Mad about Design

Blogs, Mad about Design

Blogs, Mad about Design is a new book from maomao publications.

Logo Design Love, the book

Logo Design Love

Following the advances of US publisher, Peachpit Press, I’ve been officially offered a deal to author their first book about logo design. Terms are agreed, and a contract is being prepared signed.

It’s Not How Good You Are, It’s How Good You Want to Be.

Paul Arden book

Paul Howard Arden, advertising creative and successful writer, was born on April 7th, 1940, and died on April 2nd, 2008. This short blog post can, in no way, do justice to his creative influence. What it can do, however, is serve as an introduction to those who are unfamiliar, and as a brief reminder to the rest of us.

The Art of Looking Sideways

The Art of Looking Sideways

The Art of Looking Sideways. A visual feast of a design book by the late, great, Alan Fletcher.

Decoding Design by Maggie Macnab

decoding design

Decoding Design: Understanding and Using Symbols in Visual Communication is a book that aims to discover the hidden meanings inside common corporate logos and designs. Here’s what you can expect from this welcome addition to my design book collection.

Graphic Design as a Second Language

Bob Gill design book

Bob Gill’s Graphic Design as a Second Language. Great book.

Typography tips for graphic design students


A week or two ago, London-based graphic designer Ben Terrett of Noisy Decent Graphics asked his readers this question: What basic typographic advice would you give a third year graphic design student?