How to Live, What To Do by Josh Cohen cover design and illustration

‘We tell ourselves stories in order to live’ Joan Didion From the truths and lies we tell about ourselves to the resonant creations of fiction, stories give shape and…

How To Make a Dress cover design and illustration

Jenny Packham is one of Britain’s leading designers and most in-demand couturiers, known for her exquisite dresses made for brides, celebrities and even royalty. In How to Make a…

Alan Bennett’s Talking Heads book jacket design

At once darkly comic, tragically poignant and wonderfully uplifting, Talking Heads is widely regarded as a modern classic. This edition, which contains the original complete collection of Talking Heads, as well as his…

Cover design for The Greatest Beer Run Ever by John ‘Chick’ Donohue

Following a rowdy night at his local New York bar, ex-Marine and merchant seaman “Chick” Donohue decides to complete a legendary mission. He will travel to Vietnam, track…

Cover design for The Power of Meaning by Emily Esfahani Smith

There is a persistent myth in our culture that in order to lead a fulfilling life we must pursue happiness at all times. In her groundbreaking work, Emily…

Jacket design for In Black and White by Alexandra Wilson

Alexandra Wilson was a teenager when her dear family friend Ayo was stabbed on his way home from football. Ayo’s death changed Alexandra. She felt compelled to enter…

Book cover designs for the Anthony Powell Society

The English author Anthony Dymoke Powell was born in London on 21 December 1905. He was educated at Eton and Balliol College, Oxford where he met several other…

Wristwatch: A timed journey

60s This was my first wristwatch, a birthday present. I used it mainly to see how long I could hold my breath in maths classes. The numerals glowed…

Colophon for David Attenborough’s Witness Books and cover

We have designed the colophon for a new imprint at Penguin Random House We designed the cover, case and endpapers for the first title A Life on Our…

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The Ethicurean Cookbook complete book design

The Ethicurean philosophy is simple: eat local, celebrate native foods, live well. The Ethicurean is quietly changing the face of modern British cooking: all from a walled garden…

Joyful

Designer and TED star Ingrid Fetell Lee explains how to cultivate a happier, healthier life by making small changes to your surroundings.  When did you last feel joy?…

The Definitive History of Bond Cars

The Definitive History of Bond Cars is a lavish celebration of the cars that also became the stars alongside the world’s most famous fictional spy. Featuring exclusive and priceless…

Messi cover design

Since landing in the FC Barcelona youth academy at the age of thirteen, Lionel Messi has demonstrated an innate and awe-inspiring talent for football – in the process…

McLaren presentation

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Wintering

Wintering is a poignant and comforting meditation on the fallow periods of life, times when we must retreat to care for and repair ourselves. Katherine May thoughtfully shows…

The Mobile Philosopher

Will Bynoe’s brilliant collection of very short philosophical essays is very readable, elegantly written and contains real wisdom. Unlike many such books, it is also funny. Bynoe effortlessly…

Bloc Life

1989 was a year of astonishing and rapid change: the fall of the Berlin Wall marked the collapse of communism in Eastern Europe and an end to an…

The State of Disbelief

When Juliet Rosenfeld’s husband dies of lung cancer only seven months into their marriage, everything she has learnt about death as a psychotherapist is turned on its head….

Puffin

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:

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…

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

Cover design for 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…

Cover for Hearthlands by Marianne Elliott

In 1949, when Marianne Elliott was just a baby, her parents moved into the White City, one of the first mixed-religion estates to be built in Belfast after…

Complete book design for the official history of 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