Join us this weekend at Dwell on Design, where we'll be getting the scoop on information design and book jacket design courtesy of two TASCHEN art directors, Andy Disl and Josh Baker.
During our talk with Taschen art directors Andy Disl and Josh Baker on Sunday, June 23, at Dwell on Design, we'll be talking information design as it relates to the printed word. For further reading, we suggest Taschen's 2012 release, Information Graphics. Courtesy of Taschen.
The Circus: 1870s-1950s by Linda Granfield and Dominique Jando with Fred Dahlinger. TASCHEN art director Andy Disl designed what the New York Times called a "gee-whiz spectacle of a book" as a hardcover in a slipcase. Courtesy of TASCHEN.
In honor of their 200th anniversary, a book on 27 Brothers Grimm fairy tales accompanied by vintage illustrations from the 1820s through the 1950s. The book was edited by TASCHEN editor Noel Daniel and designed by art director Andy Disl. Courtesy of TASCHEN.
The Stanley Kubrick Archives by Alison Castle, with over 800 never-before-seen items from Kubrick's film archives, was designed in hardcover with a CD by TASCHEN art director Andy Disl. Courtesy of TASCHEN.
Alfred Wertheimer, Elvis, and the Birth of Rock and Roll by Chris Murray and Robert Santelli for TASCHEN, designed by Josh Baker with a clamshell box encasing the hardcover. Each chapter is illustrated with an original poster by Hatch Show Print, the Nashville-based print studio. Courtesy of TASCHEN.
Art, architecture, and design book imprint TASCHEN has been churning out gorgeous monographs since 1980, when founder Benedikt Taschen turned his archival resale business into a bona fide publisher. Now, two art directors from the storied publishing house will join us onstage at Dwell on Design to discuss all things information design, from book jacket to table of contents. Don't miss art directors Andy Disl and Josh Baker speaking on the Design Innovation stage on Sunday, June 23 at 1:30pm—though if you must, this primer on Disl and Baker's work for TASCHEN is compulsory. Click through to see some of the incredible tomes they've designed, from lavish limited editions to affordable titles.