Hand & Middleditch: Design for Media

Cover for Hand and Middleditch, Design for Media

A practical guide to print and online design and layout. From the book: “Although the creative process can appear to be artistic rather than businesslike, to ensure that you achieve the correct result within the schedule, it needs to be carefully managed. The development of a media product design follows a number of stages…” Design […]

Baines: Penguin by Design

Cover of Baines, Penguin by Design

70 years of Penguin paperback covers, explored in the context of publishing developments and decisions of the time. Includes analyses of individual designers and covers. Designed by David Pearson and highly illustrated. From the book: “…it was the Specials that made Penguin’s expansion and its domination of the paperback market possible. These were topical publications […]

Mitchell & Wightman: Book Typography

Cover of Mitchell and Wightman, Book Typography

A practical and thorough guide to typesetting printed books. From the book: “There are three standard ways of introducing notes into a text: footnotes, endnotes and sidenotes (also called shoulder notes). Footnotes are placed at the foot of the page, endnotes at the end of the main text, or alternatively at the end of the […]