Chip Kidd Book Cover Graphic Design Gallery Updated

 

OK, If this post is meant to be sort of a shameless promo, then why do I feel shame? I’m not, I’m just kidding. Hey, this is actually great news!

The BOOK COVER GALLERY here at CHIPKIDD.COM has been updated today with many new book cover designs!!

They have been added to GALLERY PAGE THREE which you can visit by clicking right HERE!

Chip Kidd Book Cover Design Lecture NYC, NY Feb. 26th

It’s a battle of good vs. evil when actors perform classic and new tales of wickedness and treachery centered around fictional characters we love to hate. With special guest comics book lover and graphic designer Chip Kidd and readings of a thrilling and moving tale by Stephen King, an excerpt from The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay by Michael Chabon, and a silly superhero send-up by Larry Doyle. With readings by Chip Kidd, Stephen Lang (Avatar), and Aya Cash (The Newsroom, The Wolf of Wall Street).

Wednesday, February 26 at 7:30 pm
Peter Jay Sharp Theatre at Symphony Space
$28; Member $24; 30 and Under (with I.D.) $15

TO BUY TICKETS > CLICK HERE!

MSL Blog Chip Kidd GO Graphic Design Book Review

Here’s some completely wonderful news. Karin Perry, over at the MSL BLOG (the Official Web log of the American Association of School Librarians), just published a very nice book review for their “What To Read Wednesday” article area. It’s great and quite an honor actually!

To read the full article, CLICK HERE!

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Tokyo Toy Guy Vintage Batman Toy Collector Movie Bangkok Bat-Cat Museum

This post is the very first major excerpt VIDEO (down below) we have from the TOKYO TOY GUY Documentary Film by our friend, and Director of the movie we should add, Yuji Ueda. Yes, this is the film you have heard about that focuses on different major BATMAN TOY COLLECTIONS from all over the world. It’s crazy cool!!

In this first clip we get to visit another good friend, and Asia’s top Batman collector, Mr.Somchay, at his BAT-CAT Toy Museum in Bangkok, Thailand.

This place is a total dreamland for Batman Fans and I seriously hope to get the chance to go there someday. But hey, here in Yuji’s video we get a totally wonderful tour of the building and all the super-cool vintage toys.
It’s also nice to see “BAT-CAT” speak and move. Please let me explain, ha ha! I’ve been “online friends” with him for many years and to get the chance to see him in real-life (moving and speaking ) is kinda neat. The only way I have known him is he’s a very nice guy and really loves the character, very cool.

Also, Please stay tuned to the CHIPKIDD.COM website because over the next few weeks we will start sharing different segments of the TOKYO TOY GUY Movie. We should also mention that the “New York” segment features an interview with Chip Kidd. Yes, he’s IN the film!

Look for them all coming soon. They will be featured in separate videos, one each for each different city: Manchester, Bangkok, Singapore, Dubai, Tokyo & New York.

 

Chip Kidd ChipKidd.Com Official Tumblr Page

Hey everybody, just a quick shout out!!

CHIPKIDD.COM now has a Tumblr page. It’s just getting started so please be sure to visit and then share some of our stuff. We’re really trying to get the word out about this website and we could use YOUR help! Please share this site anywhere you can. We’re talking places like: Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and now Tumblr!

Thank you!!

Visit the ChipKidd.Com Tumblr page >>> CLICK HERE!

Seattle Arts 2014 Chip Kidd Chris Ware Lecture Poster

Advance tickets for this event are SOLD OUT. Stand-by tickets will be available at the door starting at 7:15pm.

Chip Kidd is a renowned graphic designer and associate art director at Alfred A. Knopf, lauded for revolutionizing book design, and for his iconic illustrations such as the T. rex image he designed for Jurassic Park.

Chris Ware is a comic-book artist and cartoonist, notable for his Acme Novelty Library series (published by Fantagraphics Books) and the graphic novels Jimmy Corrigan, the Smartest Kid on Earth, and last year's Eisner Award Winning Graphic Novel, Building Stories.

Presented by: Seattle Arts & Lectures as part of its Literary/Arts Series.
Tickets: Season subscriptions are on sale now.Single tickets are $15 general/$50 Grand Patron/$35 Patron/$5 students, at 206/621-2230, or at the door.

For more information please CLICK HERE.

2014 National Poetry Month Poster Chip Kidd Design

Celebrate National Poetry Month this coming April by displaying the official 2014 poster created by award-winning designer Chip Kidd. Sure to be a collector’s item, the striking poster features an excerpt from Walt Whitman’s “Song of Myself.”

Launched in 1996 by the Academy of American Poets, National Poetry Month has become the largest literary celebration in the world.

Request the 2014 Poster > CLICK HERE!

2014 Pantone Color of the Year Radiant Orchid

Huge Graphic Design news, right here! “Radiant Orchid #18-3224″ has been named the 2014 Pantone Color Of The Year. Now, get back to work.

Chip Kidd Designer Book cover design designs jackets covers books

Press Release, Jan. 27th, 2014

The website, CHIPKIDD.COM, is proud to announce that the BOOK COVER GALLERY for this site has extended to three pages. Yes, to celebrate the year 2014 we have happily added “PAGE THREE“! The Gallery keeps growing and in the near future we anticipate a number around 300 for design examples… OK, maybe 3000!

You might also check out Pages ONE and TWO because they each have 120 examples of book cover designs. We’re just beginning to add more to Page #3 and it will grow as well, so stay tuned.

To get there, just CLICK HERE!

Here is a short, but very informative, video-taped excerpt from a recent lecture given by designer Chip Kidd on “THE PROCESS” of Graphic Design. As an example Chip shared the design process for the creation of a “book cover job” for an Augustus Burroughs book titled, “You Better Not Cry”. The short version of this story, it turns into a nightmare quickly.