Chip Kidd

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Laurence King Publishing, 2003 - Book jackets - 112 pages
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Chip Kidd is best known for his book jacket designs, which have been credited with spawning a revolution in the art of the book cover in the US. Master of the graphic non-sequitur, Kidd has designed covers for books by authors such as John Updike, Dean Koontz, Michael Crichton, Peter Carey and William Boyd that engage the reader's intelligence as well as imagination. This illustrated volume presents an appraisal of his oeuvre.

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User Review  - omphalos02 - LibraryThing

Vienne alternates between insightful and bitchy blabbiness. But the true star and focus here is Kidd's work, and it is something to behold. Read full review

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She was born and raised in Paris, and now lives in New York. She was a magazine art director for Parenting, Self, and Interiors before becoming a feature writer for such magazines as Harper's Bazaar and Town & Country. She also writes a regular column for House and Garden.

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