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Four graphic designers at the forefront of typographic book cover design.

Reading Time: 3 minutes For the next two weeks at Nicework we have 4 amazing interns hanging out with us, so we’ve ask them to help contribute to the blog! This post was written by one of them. His name is Conor and he is a third year graphic design student studying at the University of Johannesburg. He is […]

Happy Birthday Charles Dickens

Reading Time: 2 minutes Today’s Google Doodle celebrates Charles Dickens 200th birthday. Dickens was responsible for some of the most iconic novels in the Western canon of English literature including: Great Expectations, The Tale of Two Cities, David Copperfield and Oliver Twist (to name but a few). To celebrate Dicken’s legacy we have rounded up some great design work […]

Great Food Series

Reading Time: 1 minute Penguin has just released their Great Food Series, which is a collection of twenty books that document the finest food writing from the last 400 years. Each book cover is designed by the talented Coralie Bickford-Smith and inspired by ceramic styles from the time period the book was originally published. A great concept and great […]

Jessica Hische

Reading Time: 2 minutes . Jessica Hische is a designer with a talent for type (go see) but she is a lecturer at the University of Arts in Philadelphia as well. One of the projects she set for her students was to create a book cover design, end plates, title page and book plates for The Wizard of Oz. […]