For many designers of my generation, my introduction to graphic design was presented through vinyl record sleeve artwork – and namely hip hop releases. From early Cey Adams and Haze creations for Def Jam records, through to Ben Drury’s inspiring artwork and packaging for Mo Wax, I was always inspired by the 12” x 12” medium for art that the cover provided.
Ragged Edge, DixonBaxi and Altogether discuss the highs and lows of designing in lockdown, what has worked — and what hasn’t.
As part of our series looking at in-house design teams, we speak to Penguin Creative creative director Tim Lane about keeping the publisher looking and feeling relevant.
We ask three food illustrators working in editorial, branding and television about their inspirations, styles and the recipe for good work.
A total of 30 book cover designs for The Night Manager, A Short History of Nearly Everything and Goodnight Mister Tom have been unveiled.