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The Angelmaker Code

Faculty Editor | Jason Booher Sometimes you get to work on a project that expands beyond the specific world in which the design problem is set. The jacket for Nick Harkaway’s Angelmaker has been one of those for me. And it allowed me to delve into something I was obsessed with growing up—coded language. I […]

Faculty Jason Booher apologizes to Josef Albers

Designers often walk the fine line between being inspired by and stealing design from the past. As a History of Graphic Design teacher I constantly engage students in ways to look to the past to inform their contemporary design. I come down on the side of not directly quoting or using designs whole hog from […]

Think Future Panel Two: From Book to E-Book: Aesthetics, Design, and the Digital

Publisher’s Weekly is holding a panel discussion about Books, E-books, and Design tomorrow morning at Random House. Panelists include Matteo Bologna (Mucca Design); Andrew Hughes (Knopf); and me (Charles Nix). The moderator is PW’s Mark Rotella. For more information, click here.

Faculty, Jason Booher (GD ’05) in AIGA 2009 50 Books/50 Covers

The jacket for Louisa Gilder’s The Age of Entanglement, published by Alfred A. Knopf, and the cover for Jesse Ball’s The Way Through Doors, published by Vintage, (designed with Helen Yentus) were included in the AIGA 50 Books / 50 Covers show. One of the things I love about these covers is the disruption of […]