Billy Batson Chip Kidd, associate art director at publisher Alfred A. Knopf (as if you didn’t know), talks to NPR’s Weekend Edition about the future of book cover design: NPR WEEKEND EDITION: In the E-Book World, Are Book Covers a Dying Art?
It would be hard to overstate the impact of Barbara deWilde on contemporary book cover design. Along side Carol Devine Carson, Chip Kidd and Archie Ferguson, Barbara’s designs not only defined the bold, visual aesthetic now commonly associated with Knopf, but helped reinvent … Continue reading →
Peter Mendelsund — senior book designer at Knopf, art director for Vertical Press and all-round superstar — talks to Debbie Millman on Design Matters: DESIGN MATTERS: Peter Mendelsund mp3 I interviewed Peter last year about his book cover design for … Continue reading →
The Man Booker Prize–winning author Alan Hollinghurst talks about his latest novel, The Stranger’s Child, with Leonard Lopate on WNYC: Pictured above is the UK cover. The US cover, which I’m going to guess was designed by Chip Kidd, is … Continue reading →