The Casual Optimist

Books, Design and Culture

April 5, 2012
by Dan
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The Grass Harp designed by Megan Wilson

Another beautiful Truman Capote cover by Megan Wilson (photograph by Louise Rosskam). Have a great long weekend.  

March 6, 2012
by Dan
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Edith Wharton Designs by Megan Wilson

Two more beautiful cover designs for Vintage by Megan Wilson: The House of Mirth and Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton. The William Morris wallpaper is a lovely touch.

January 10, 2011
by Dan
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Q & A with John Gall

John Gall is Vice President and Art Director for Vintage/Anchor Books, an instructor at the School of Visual Arts, and the author Sayonara Home Run! The Art of the Japanese Baseball Card. Previously Art Director at Grove/Atlantic, Gall has been … Continue reading

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