Designer Francesco Franchi, known for his work on Il Sole 24 ORE, has written a new booked called Designing News, that explores the future of the news and media industries. His perspective is based on his work for IL, and the book includes case studies by Richard Turley, Daniele Codega, Mark Porter, Oliver Reichenstein and more.
The book will be published Gestalten, and will be available very soon from their site. Time to drop hints to my wife for X-mas presents.
Gary Hustwit, the director of Helvetica, Objectified and Urbanized, is releasing almost 100 hours of unseen interviews from the three films as a book. The book, designed by Build, will include in-depth discussions with Paola Antonelli, Michael Bierut, Neville Brody, Matthew Carter, Wim Crouwel, Tobias Frere-Jones, Jonathan Hoefler, Experimental Jetset, Naoto Fukasawa, Jonathan Ive, Michael C. Place, Rick Poynor, Dieter Rams, Karim Rashid, Stefan Sagmeister, Paula Scher, Erik Spiekerman, Massimo Vignelli and more.
A Kickstarter has been setup where you can back the project.
Unit Editions continues to impress me. They continue to pump-out these high-quality books with great work. The newest book Type Only looks like it’s awesome. Designed by Spin, and edited by Tony Brook, Claudia Klat and Adrian Shaughnessy. The book celebrates type unsupported by illustration or photography. Type Only features the work of over 100 graphic designers from Australia, Belgium, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Serbia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UK, USA.
Yale University Press has released an iPad app version of Josef Albers’s influential book, Interaction of Color. Designed by Potion, the app features archival video of Josef Albers in the studio and classroom, videos of practicing artists, designers, and architects discussing how they use color, and 63 fully interactive plates.
Looks like it’s really well done. I’m looking forward to it.
Edition Two of the perfectly designed MADE is now available. MADE Quarterly is a publication that documents the workings of the modern maker, including but not limited to industrial design, architecture, fashion, interior design, photography and the culinary world.
The second edition of MADE Quarterly features: Mast Brothers (USA), Best Made Co (USA), Huet Brothers (NLD), Stevie Gee (GBR), Earth Tu Face (USA), March Studio (AUS), Uniform Wares (GBR), Henry Wilson (AUS), Ben Huff (USA) and Minimalux (GBR). MADE Edition Two also features four individual covers, each displaying chosen works from our esteemed contributors. Please note covers are distributed randomly.
Great design and content.
15-115 (15 Years,115 Projects) is the second book from Graphic Designer Mark Bloom aka Mash Creative. It features 115 projects spanning a 15 year career to date, divided into three chapters: 15 x Posters, 80 x Logos and 25 x Case studies. The book also features a foreword from renowned designer and author David Airey.
The book is beautifully printed by Screaming Colour on a tactile mix of GFSmith papers, and features a white foiled cover with thread sewn spine for lay-flat spreads. Printed full colour throughout with fluorescent orange ink and logo throw out page.
You can pre-order a copy from thisisourshop.com.