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Books, Design and Culture

Penguin RED


Penguin Press Art Director and designer Jim Stoddart talks about his design for the (Penguin Classics)RED edition of Thérèse Raquin by Émile Zola:

Penguin designers Coralie Bickford-Smith and Stefanie Posavec also talk about their designs for series.

There’s more information about the videos and the (Penguin Classics)RED editions on the Penguin Blog and you can see all the covers of all 8 books on Flickr.

You can read my interview with the talented Ms. Bickford-Smith here.

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  1. lovely. Just take it into illustrator and work your magic… beautiful.

  2. Thanks Ian. Maybe you should chat with Jim for CoveredUp?

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