Sent by a reader, a little treasure box of Canadiana. Click through.
Eames Cat Chair by Saul Steinberg. Photo by Peter Stackpole for Life Magazine.
Designs by William Morris (1834–1896)
Can DJL please be an emerging poet in America? She wants one of these. Thanks.
Quoth Gabriele Wilson:
Each year since 2003, the Poetry Society of America sponsors a contest for emerging writers in which distinguished poets select 4 manuscripts from thousands of entries. The chosen poets receive $1000 and a custom chapbook. Design of cover and interiors. Illustrations by Leanne Shapton, Tamara Shopsin, Joanna Andreasson, GWD and various collected books and patterns.
love these bird and fish bath toys designed by patrick ryland 1970
Canadian poster for Cannes Film Festival Palme D’Or winning ‘Blue Is The Warmest Colour’ directed by Abdellatif Kechiche (France, 2013)
The poster designer is Karine Savard
Non-fiction doesn’t get enough Dust Jacket Love these days. DJL has been trawling the website of one Isaac Tobin for a few gems, and so this week’s queue is gonna be full of them. Get it while it’s hot.
Book covers designed by the super talented John Gall, whose work I meant to post about ages a go, but I totally forgot. Was reminded today by the news on twitter that he is the new creative director of Abrams books.
Oh and he has a tumblr where he posts collage work - http://nearlywaves.tumblr.com/
& just a regular tumblr blog too - http://johngall.tumblr.com/