Chip Kidd: Book One: Work: 1986-2006 ebook
by John Updike,David Sedaris,Donna Tartt,Elmore Leonard,Chip Kidd
Chip Kidd (Author), John Updike (Introduction), David Sedaris (Contributor), Donna Tartt (Contributor), Elmore .
Chip Kidd (Author), John Updike (Introduction), David Sedaris (Contributor), Donna Tartt (Contributor), Elmore Leonard (Contributor) & 2 more. And his irresistible, tongue-in-cheek remarks keep the text from getting gushy or self-aggrandizing.
Charles Kidd (born 1964) is an American graphic designer, best known for his book covers. Based in New York city, Kidd has become one of the most famous book cover designers to date. Born in Shillington in Berks County, Pennsylvania, Kidd grew up being fascinated and heavily inspired by American popular culture. Comic books were his gateway into graphic design, with Batman and Superman populating some of his earliest childhood memories.
But flipping through Chip Kidd: Book One: Work: 1986-2006 sure makes you want to tr. While a design student at Penn State, an art instructor once gave the assignment to design a book cover for Museums and Women by John Updike, who is also a Shillington native
But flipping through Chip Kidd: Book One: Work: 1986-2006 sure makes you want to try. This collection of Kidd's covers, side-by-side (as many as there can be; he's designed over 1000 so far), provides a great deal of insight into how he works. There is a If you're a book designer, Chip Kidd is what you aspire to (though you know you'll never get to that level). While a design student at Penn State, an art instructor once gave the assignment to design a book cover for Museums and Women by John Updike, who is also a Shillington native.
This book covers Kidd's work up until 2005. It's fun to read about the process of putting these covers together. And even more fun to read the responses from the authors he was designing for. It's no surprise how many authors hate their covers initially, only to come around and see the brillance of the designs once they see their book pop off the shelf when compared to others. This is one of the few books Kidd has designed in and out, so it's a fun page turner. Lots of juicy layout and gorgeous photos. Highly recommended for those with an interest in book design.
Chip Kidd's Jacket designs. Published by Thriftbooks. Chip Kidd is one of those people who makes me think about the work that I do, and inspires me to try to be more creative. Kidd's artworks are superb! Excellent book on the process of graphic design. Some design lends itself to stealing and there is a tendency to try to emulate styles, but you can't do that with Kidd's work because it is the idea itself which is so fantastic. He manages to find a perfect way to complement the work of the author and create an ideal package.
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Chip Kidd is a novelist (his first novel, The Cheese Monkeys, was published in 2001); he is the driving force behind the .
and cover design of Paul Simon’s latest album, Surprise.