Complete book design for Kit Kemp’s Design Thread

Award-winning interior designer Kit Kemp is known for her stylish and witty interiors. With her husband, Tim, she owns Firmdale Hotels, a group of luxury hotels in London and New…

The Electric Woman

When her mother had a series of strokes, Tessa Fontaine couldn’t stand to watch her mother disappear. The Electric Woman tells Tessa’s story of joining America’s last travelling…

Cover design for The Art of Noticing: Rediscover What Really Matters to You

There are some good images of the cover on Counter-Print site here Notice more, and notice more joy in the everyday. Distracted? Overwhelmed? Feel like your attention is…

The chapter opener

The double-page spread that divides chapters allows a book designer some creative latitude. Here is a selection of various openers, some old, some new:

Sainsbury’s online packaging archive

This beautifully curated archive is a good inspiration cruise. Link here. There are examples of packaging design from the 1920s to the present day. The1950 – 60’s have…

Letters To Change The World

‘We know through painful experience that freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed’ Martin Luther King In an era where…

Discs rotating

Very much to be improved.

Original Flava

Caribbean Recipes from Home Craig and Shaun McAnuff, raised in London and of Jamaican descent, are bringing Caribbean food to the masses. In April 2016, they launched the…

The Anthony Powell Society

We have redesigned the Anthony Powell society’s brand logo. You can find out more about them here The English author Anthony Dymoke Powell was born in London on…

The Ministry of Utmost Happiness

Arundhati Roy Designed for Penguin Books. How the idea for the cover was originated, an interview on the publisher’s site

The Secret Barrister

Stories of the Law and How It’s Broken. The law can often feel to the public like an alien and impenetrable world, linked to everyday life only by…

Hearthlands

Part memoir, part historical research, this book tells the story of the White City, an overlooked and under-documented time in Belfast’s history. The story of a pre-Troubles Belfast…

Patek Phillipe

Founded in Geneva in 1839, and to this day a family-owned company, Patek Philippe makes what are widely regarded as the world’s finest mechanical watches. Among them, the…

How To Be A Parisian

Wherever You Are Anne Berest, Audrey Diwan, Caroline de Maigret, Sophie Mas

The Meaning of Pain

We all fear pain and we will do almost anything to avoid it. We take to our beds, swallow pills, even submit to surgery and think we are…