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The Woman in the Window by A. J. Finn Read the opening extract of the brand new A. J. Finn book before its publication on 22/01/2018

Book design books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Book design category. Presented with a red border are the Book design books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Book design books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!


Recently Published

In the Darkness of the Night A Bruno Munari Artist's Book by Bruno Munari In the Darkness of the Night A Bruno Munari Artist's Book

Originally published in 1956, In the Darkness of the Night is a timeless must-have for Munari fans, designers, bibliophiles, and lovers of exceptional book design.
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/10/2017

Artists Who Make Books by Andrew Roth Artists Who Make Books

A vital survey of 32 internationally recognized artists who make books as part of their creative practice - features 500 images of these rarely seen works
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/10/2017

Chip Kidd: Book Two by Chip Kidd Chip Kidd: Book Two

This book, a work of great graphic interest in itself, presents the recent work of a designer described as a design demigod, and the closest thing to a rock star in graphic design. According to the Huffington Post, Chip Kidd...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/09/2017

This Book Is a Planetarium And Other Extraordinary Pop-Up Contraptions by Kelli Anderson This Book Is a Planetarium And Other Extraordinary Pop-Up Contraptions

This is a book that pushes the boundaries of what it means to be a book!
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/09/2017

Art of Pop-Up by Jean-Charles Trebbi Art of Pop-Up

An splendid showcase of the flip bok, from its origins until present-day authors and trends.
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/09/2017

Heroic Works Catalogue for Designer Bookbinders International Competition 2017 by Jeanette Koch Heroic Works Catalogue for Designer Bookbinders International Competition 2017

This beautifully designed catalogue is not only a celebration of the Designer Bookbinders 3rd International Competition winning entries, but also a lavishly illustrated record of all the entrants from around the world. Texts are given a new look through the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/08/2017

Book Design Made Simple A Step-by-Step Guide to Designing & Typesetting Your Own Book Using Adobe InDesign by Fiona Raven, Glenna Collett Book Design Made Simple A Step-by-Step Guide to Designing & Typesetting Your Own Book Using Adobe InDesign
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Format: Paperback - Released: 30/06/2017

21st Century Book Cover Design by A Michael Shumate 21st Century Book Cover Design


Format: Paperback - Released: 27/06/2017

Coming Soon

Ooooooh Doctor! Pictorial History of Classic Nurse Paperback Cover by Daniel Herman, Mitch Itkowitz Ooooooh Doctor! Pictorial History of Classic Nurse Paperback Cover
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The 1960s and 1970s witnessed upheavals in American culture, an explosion of new ideas in cinema; a renaissance in American abstract painting, and, yes, lots of semi-salacious, suggestive, and down right kitschy Nurse Paperbacks which boasted covers which were eye-catching...
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/01/2018

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Specimens of Chromatic Wood Type, Borders, &c. by Esther K. Smith, Steven Heller Specimens of Chromatic Wood Type, Borders, &c.
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Called the most beautiful book in the world by bibliophiles and designers around the world, this classic volume republished here for the first time is nothing short of spectacular.
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/05/2017

The Archaeology of Medieval Bookbinding by J. A. Szirmai The Archaeology of Medieval Bookbinding

In the past, studies of the history of bookbinding were mainly concerned with the exterior decoration. This book focuses attention primarily on the physical aspects of the binding and its construction principles. It is an expanded version of a series...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/03/2017

The Mind of the Book Pictorial Title-Pages by Alastair Fowler The Mind of the Book Pictorial Title-Pages

Alastair Fowler presents a fascinating study of title-pages printed in England from the early modern era to the nineteenth century, exploring their place in the History of the Book for the first time. He illuminates key features of title-page design...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/02/2017

The Clothing of Books by Jhumpa Lahiri The Clothing of Books

How do you clothe a book? In this deeply personal reflection, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jhumpa Lahiri explores the art of the book jacket from the perspectives of both reader and writer. Probing the complex relationships between text and image, author...
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/02/2017

Before Publication Montage in Art, Architecture and Book Design. A Reader by Nanni Baltzer, Martino Stierli Before Publication Montage in Art, Architecture and Book Design. A Reader
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A reader on the often complex construction of meaning in publications and exhibitions, featuring contributions from scholars from the US, Britain and Switzerland.
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/11/2016

Palatino The Natural History of a Typeface by Robert Bringhurst Palatino The Natural History of a Typeface

Palatino is probably the most widely known and used of all Zapf faces. Trace its development, with all its infinite permutations, and often invisible refinements, through a long and fascinating history. Included is an eight page letterpress signature, printed in...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/11/2016

Delicious Book Design by Megan van Staden Delicious Book Design

The ultimate food book design bible for global designers.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/05/2016

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