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New book design

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Editor: Roger Fawcett-Tang, Caroline Roberts
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
Publication: 2004, First Edition
Binding: Softcover, section sewn
Pages: 192
Size: 235 x 290
Text: English

(Preface) 'New Book Design showcases the most interesting, influential, and accomplished book designs from the last ten years. It features over 100 titles published around the world, each chosen for their outstanding design qualities, from the publications of large mainstream publishers to those of small independent companies – and even those from individual artists.

Included in its pages are lavishly produced books with unconventional formats and unusual print techniques as well as less flamboyant publications produced for various different markets. A wide variety of books are featured, from paperback novels to architectural monographs, from text-based to profusely-illustrated books. Divided into four main sections – Packaging, Navigation, Layout, and Specification – the book examines each facet of book design: cover design; contents and structure; image usage; grids; typography; paper; printing; and binding. Clear photography captures each featured book, and interviews with prominent book designers, art directors, and publishers provide extra insight. New Book Design is sure to provide a rich source of inspiration to book designers and bibliophiles alike.'

Condition: Very Good. All titles are used and show shelf ware consistent with age. Light rubbing to cover. Light tanning to outer edges of interior pages.

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