A colourful approach: designing Elton John’s Me

Pan Macmillan's art director James Annal talks us through the process of designing the cover for Elton John's memoir.   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-11 12:02:48 UTC ]
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Falmouth, Northampton and UAL win PRH Student Design Awards

Penguin Random House UK has revealed the nine winners of the 2019 Student Design Award, following a record-breaking number of 2,313 entries. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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John Blake bags true story of Birmingham's Peaky Blinders

John Blake Publishing has bagged the true story behind Birmingham’s Peaky Blinders by Professor Carl Chinn. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-14 02:25:49 UTC ]
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Approaching Paid Subscription Growth Like It’s 2019

We have reached a point at which paid subscription growth, for many media companies, feels unattainable. I both vehemently disagree and, sadly, agree. There are more tools than ever for reaching larger audiences (the disagree part), yet, most of the time, they are not deployed to their full... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-06-04 19:12:17 UTC ]
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BookCon 2019: Never Give Up: John Cena

With his sonorous voice and stately stature, wrestler, actor, and rapper John Cena has long been a commanding presence in multiple entertainment venues. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Film deal for Hurley as John Murray snaps up third novel

John Murray has snapped up Costa First Novel winner Andrew Michael Hurley's third novel as film rights go to House Productions. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-31 14:10:44 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2019: John Cena Revs Up for Elbow Grease’s Return

With his sonorous voice and stately stature, wrestler, actor, and rapper John Cena has long been a commanding presence in multiple entertainment venues. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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La Croix sales plummet as it becomes another failed experiment in hipster design

Go buy literally any other seltzer product instead. Remember a year or so ago when everyone was talking about La Croix sparkling water as if it was some amazing new beverage? What began as a Midwestern attempt at something the Northeast has long mastered was suddenly available in every bodega.... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2019-05-30 11:44:08 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2019: How Far Will John Hodgman Go for Fame?

John Hodgman is an unlikely guy to become famous, and he knows it. “Anyone who has looked at my face knows that my destiny was not to be in film. I can only play villains and creeps because I look weird on camera,” he says. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Henry Rollins on the road with John Waters’ memoir, ‘Mr. Know-It-All’

John Waters’ new collection of essays, “Mr. Know-It-All: The Tarnished Wisdom Of A Filth Elder,” explores the edgy filmmaker’s many decades of experience in the business, brushes with mainstream acceptance, and life as an aging counterculture celebrity. As Waters writes: “Aging gracefully is... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-05-23 16:00:00 UTC ]
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How Facebook is designing for an incoming avalanche of dead users

A new study finds that by 2050, the dead will outnumber the living on Facebook. Here’s how the company is designing user experiences to face the billions of dead users to come. By 2050, the dead will outnumber the living on Facebook. That’s a conservative estimate, according to a study... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2019-05-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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John Murray snaps up US presidential hopeful Buttigieg's memoir

John Murray has landed the memoir of Democratic mayor and US presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pop Up launches talent programme for illustrators of colour

Pop Up Projects, a not-for-profit children’s literature agency, has received £300,000 to launch a talent development programme for illustrators of colour. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Puffin defends John Boyne’s YA novel about transgender teen

Children's publisher Puffin has said it is proud to be publishing John Boyne’s novel about a transgender teen, after the book was labelled "transphobic" by some campaigners, and an article the author wrote in the Irish Times about the subject received criticism on social media. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Macmillan Learning Earns Benetech’s First ‘Global Certified Accessible’ Designation

Making educational materials available to all, regardless of students' disabilities, is the aim of the Benetech 'Global Certified Accessible' accreditation. The post Macmillan Learning Earns Benetech’s First ‘Global Certified Accessible’ Designation appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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John Oliver skewers Baltimore Mayor Pugh's Healthy Holly scandal on 'Last Week Tonight'

British comedian John Oliver skewered Mayor Catherine Pugh over the scandal surrounding her self-published Healthy Holly books, and he joined the ranks of people calling for her resignation during a segment of his HBO show Sunday night. On "Last Week Tonight," Oliver slammed Pugh for the... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

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John Oliver and Captain Underpants among the most “challenged” books of 2018

The ALA usually lists 10 books, but included 11 this year because there was just so much to clutch pearls over. What do Captain Underpants and John Oliver have in common? They are both on the American Library Association’s list of most “challenged” books for the past year, which is a nice way of... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2019-04-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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John Oliver skewers Baltimore Mayor Pugh's Healthy Holly scandal on 'Last Week Tonight'

British comedian John Oliver skewered Mayor Catherine Pugh over the scandal surrounding her self-published Healthy Holly books, and he joined the ranks of people calling for her resignation during a segment of his HBO show Sunday night. On "Last Week Tonight," Oliver slammed Pugh for the book... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

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Acting UMMS chief: Baltimore Mayor Pugh approached medical system for book deal

Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh solicited a lucrative no-bid arrangement to sell copies of her self-published children’s books to the University of Maryland Medical System in “direct conversations” with the hospital network’s CEO, a top system official testified Saturday in Annapolis. Acting CEO... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-04-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing needs more design thinking

Nathan Fulwood, co-founder of creative consultancy CreateFuture, explains how a creative problem-solving approach can benefit publishers.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Disney designer’s Wolfboy goes global

Bloomsbury Children’s is to publish a picture book by Disney art director Andy Harkness on both sides of the Atlantic in winter 2021, after acquiring the manuscript ahead of this year’s Bologna Children’s Book Fair.     Continue reading at The Bookseller

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