Penguin by Design: A Cover Story 1935-2005

Author(s): Phil Baines

Books About Books

Filled with inspiring images, Penguin by Design demonstrates just how difficult it is not to judge a book by its cover.


Product Information

Phil Baines was born in Kendal, Westmorland in 1958. He graduated from St Martin's School of Art in 1985 and the Royal College of Art in 1987, and has been a Senior Lecturer at Central Saint Martin's College of Art & Design since 1991. He is author and designer of Type & typography, (with Andrew Haslam, 2002); and Signs, lettering in the environment, (with Catherine Dixon, 2003), both published by Laurence King. He is also a freelance graphic designer for clients including the Crafts Council, Goethe-Institut London, Matt's Gallery and Monotype Typography. His work often includes the use of his own typefaces, three of which have been released for general use: CanYou? (1991) and Ushaw (1994) by Neville Brody's Fuse, and Vere Dignum by Linotype in 2003.

General Fields

  • : 9780713998399
  • : Penguin Books, Limited
  • : Allen Lane
  • : May 2005
  • : 226mm X 181mm X 18mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Phil Baines
  • : Paperback
  • : 1
  • : English
  • : very good
  • : 256
  • : 600 colour illus