16-22 March 2015

100 steps to designing a book cover

We talk to Random House art director Robin Schiff about designing the US cover for Jill Alexander Essbaum’s Hausfrau: A Novel, which went through 100 different versions and was worked on by seven different designers, illustrators and letterers.

New Abbey Road identity takes inspiration from Beatles record sleeve

Form has created a new identity for London recording studio Abbey Road, which takes its inspiration from the cover of the Beatles’ Abbey Road LP. Form partners Paula Benson and Paul West worked together on the project. They say: “It is impossible to separate the connection between the Beatles and the Studios… The album’s cover […]

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