Posts Tagged ‘book cover’

Chuck Davis, 1935-2010

Saturday, November 20th, 2010


Above: the superb book design on Davis’ often-reprinted books from the 1970s.


Chuck Davis died early this morning at age 75. Chuck was arguably Vancouver’s most well-known historian; certainly he was its best-loved historian for anyone who grew up in Vancouver in the 70s or 80s.

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Door by Door Sixteen

Friday, May 1st, 2009

I’m mesmerized by this door photo by Anna Dorfman-Stark, whose Door Sixteen is one of my favourite blogs. This amazing doorway is in New York City, and I’m probably going to think of it as “door sixteen” from now on. Anna is a book cover designer, so I’m not surprised she loves these doors – double doors always look like a bookcover to me.

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Colour in wartime.

Wednesday, September 10th, 2008

 

Catalogue for a 1944 Zurich art exhibition by painter Johannes Itten – Johannes Itten: Die Farbe – with book cover designed by Max Bill. “Die Farbe” is German for “colour.” (via dsharp and swissmiss)

 

 

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