Once a month, we send out design highlights from around the web. This time, we're exploring some lessons from print—with two articles on book cover design, and tips from prize-winning poster designer Allan Peters. We've also got an interview with type design legend Erik Spiekermann, and the story of “the world’s (other) most hated font”—Papyrus.
After that, catch up on 3 recent articles from the Designlab blog that you might have missed. Enjoy!
“Nowadays, a book cover designer must meet the needs of two sets of people: the author and the public. So, what should a designer keep in mind for a good book cover? Here are some tips from Yvonne Shiau, a staff writer for online publishing community Reedsy, on how to make your literary masterpiece stand out from the crowd.” (Creative Review)