January 11,2012 Books / Designers "I didn't want to make it a retrospective, the beginning of the end," says Mr. Elbaz, who is celebrating covertly his first decade at Lanvin. He chose instead to pay tribute to all the people who make a collection happen, with an omnipresent focus on the...

Women rocking power suits is one of the oldest tricks in the fashion book! Designers like Yves Saint Laurent made it the thing to do back in the 70's when he sent his girls down the runway in black, sleek suits, forever changing the face and feel of women's wear. But how do you rock a suit as...

Among the problems Nabokov's Lolita poses for the book designer, probably the thorniest is the popular misconception of the title character. She's chronically miscast as a teenage sexpot—just witness the dozens of soft-core covers over the years. "We are talking about a novel which has child...

Moleskine 2012 Black Collection Legendary journal makers Moleskine update their iconic notebook collection with a new line of black leafed, black books. The Moleskine Black line comprises books designed for photos, scrapbooking, art, doodling, sketching, journaling, scribbling and whatever...

I'm continuing to make my way through James Kalbach's book, Designing Web Navigation. In chapter 2, he says the structure and format of content helps users anticipate the meaning of the content. He writes, The human visual system naturally seeks structure in information, often very rapidly....

Posted by Sistargirl @Layidua's Boom Nails inspired designs with colors ready for spring! We have our roundup of favorites from this week's #MISSManiMonday, sent to us by our ever-so-loyal followers on Twitter and Facebook. To partake in these Friday festivities, please send a photo of...

Dana Tanamachi is a graphic designer and custom chalk letterer who hails from the Lone Star State, but now resides in Brooklyn, New York. Currently, she works at Louise Fili Ltd, a NYC-based studio specializing in logo, package, restaurant, and book design. After hours, Dana moonlights as a...

Inside the box is a gorgeous Lanvin scribble book designed by creative director Alber Elbaz. I have one as well as I love writing and it's fabulous for jotting things down! It's also the perfect accessory for your handbag right now to write down all the key trends especially with London...

Everything in Victoriana, from the tiniest button to the largest mansion, exhibits unique and well-crafted design. Victorian books are no exception to this rule. There are so many reasons to collect and cherish these texts from an aesthetic standpoint. First off, they look extremely...

There are so many things I want (and need), depending on what mood I am my preferences flutter between so many things but at the moment I am really big into books. Design, photography, creative, cooking books and all in between...I dream of a shelves full, my own library away from the rest of...

 

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