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Classic Penguin : cover to cover

Author: Paul Buckley; Audrey Niffenegger
Publisher: New York, New York : Penguin Books, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"From Drop Caps to Deluxes, Penguin Creative Director Paul Buckley presents a visual overview of the innovative covers that have put Penguin Classics at the forefront of the book design world. In Classic Penguin: Cover to Cover, Paul Buckley showcases more than ten years of stunning cover designs from Penguin Classics. This curated tour begins with the now-iconic redesign of the signature Penguin Classics  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Buckley; Audrey Niffenegger
ISBN: 9780143110132 0143110136
OCLC Number: 932386087
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 287 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Penguin galaxy --
Penguin orange collection --
Black spines --
Deluxe classics --
Drop caps --
Civic classics --
Penguin horror --
Christmas classics --
Penguin threads --
Miller classics --
Penguin plays --
Pelican Shakespeare.
Responsibility: edited with an introduction by Paul Buckley ; foreword by Audrey Niffenegger.

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"From Drop Caps to Deluxes, Penguin Creative Director Paul Buckley presents a visual overview of the innovative covers that have put Penguin Classics at the forefront of the book design world. In Classic Penguin: Cover to Cover, Paul Buckley showcases more than ten years of stunning cover designs from Penguin Classics. This curated tour begins with the now-iconic redesign of the signature Penguin Classics black-spine series in 2003 and moves through award-winning series like the Penguin Classics Graphic Deluxe Editions, Penguin Drop Caps, and Penguin Horror. Exhibiting a mesmerizing array of front covers and full cover layouts, Paul Buckley illuminates the unique and inventive approaches to typography, image, and design that grace Penguin's covers of the best works in literature. Throughout the book, the artists and designers including Chris Ware, Ivan Brunetti, Jillian Tamaki, Jessica Hische, and Ruben Toledo who have collaborated with Penguin Classics offer commentary on the design process. For lovers of classic literature, book design, and all things Penguin, Classic Penguin has you covered"--

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