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For those lovers of design, (or friends of those that do!), I've selected my most treasured and returned to design books from my library. All of these have shaped my understanding of design, and fueled...
Book Covers of Cecil Beaton
Cecil Beaton (1904-1980) was a writer, stage designer, glam photographer, illustrator, painter and diarist. He also designed book covers, many of them his own—illustrated with his signature hand-lettered typography. His love of pattern and color defined many of these designs, some of which I believe, are very inspired by the work of Matisse. Even so, Beaton added a distinctive style to everything he produced and these book covers are very fine examples of this.
Tuesday Inspiration: Vertical Lines
Hi everyone! Emily here with today's Tuesday inspiration piece. Every once in awhile something jumps out at me on Pinterest and screams, "HEY! Look at me!! I would make a good layout!" This particular piece, a book cover, did just...
The Paris Review No. 48 Fall 1969
“A Rolls-Royce mind bumping and humming”: E. B. White on the Art of the Essay. “I sit here in a kind of stupor and call it thought”: John Steinbeck weeps over Petrarch’s sonnets and charts signals from a distant star. Stories by Donald Barthelme, Evan S. Connell, and Joy Williams. Poems by Gerard Malanga.
Something for the Weekend
Making Bird Noises — Dwight Garner profiles novelist John Le Carré, for the New York Times: In his lesser books, le Carré’s prose can thin out perilously, but at his best, he’s among the fine…
Flickr is almost certainly the best online photo management and sharing application in the world. Show off your favorite photos and videos to the world, securely and privately show content to your friends and family, or blog the photos and videos you take with a cameraphone.