Penguin By Design.

BAINES, PHIL.

£15.00

Publisher

Penguin Books.

Place

London

Date

2005

Synopsis

A cover story 1935-2005.

Item Description

Large square 8vo. 7.25 x 8.5 inches. 255 + [1] pp. In pictorial folding card wrappers. A very good copy. Illustrated throughout in colour. A lavishly illustrated design history of Penguin paperback covers since 1935. It features a broad survey of the various series and and in-depth analysis of the role of the various designers; also providing a distinctive picture of how Penguin established its identity through its covers, influenced by and influencing, the wider development of graphic design and changing fashions in typography. Phil Baines (b.1958), graphic designer and writer, became Professor of Typography, University of the Arts, London

[Stock No. 26574]

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