Behind The Scenes with TASCHEN Art Directors at Dwell on Design

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June 20, 2013
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. Read Full Article
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  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
    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

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  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
    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

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  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
    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

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  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
    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

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  Alex Steinweiss: The Inventor of the Modern Album Cover, designed by Josh Baker for TASCHEN. The book, which covers the work of another art director who began his career at Columbia Records in 1940, is limited to 1,500 copies.  Courtesy of: TASCHEN
    Alex Steinweiss: The Inventor of the Modern Album Cover, designed by Josh Baker for TASCHEN. The book, which covers the work of another art director who began his career at Columbia Records in 1940, is limited to 1,500 copies.

    Courtesy of: TASCHEN

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  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
    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

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  75 Years Years of DC Comics: The Art of Modern Mythmaking by Paul Levin, designed by Josh Baker for TASCHEN. The book contains over 2,000 images and clocks in at 720 pages and 18 pounds!  Courtesy of: TASCHEN
    75 Years Years of DC Comics: The Art of Modern Mythmaking by Paul Levin, designed by Josh Baker for TASCHEN. The book contains over 2,000 images and clocks in at 720 pages and 18 pounds!

    Courtesy of: TASCHEN

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  Fashion Designers A to Z, designed by Josh Baker for TASCHEN. Don't forget to come meet TASCHEN art directors Baker and Andy Disl as they speak about information design onstage at Dwell on Design on Sunday, June 23.  Courtesy of: TASCHEN
    Fashion Designers A to Z, designed by Josh Baker for TASCHEN. Don't forget to come meet TASCHEN art directors Baker and Andy Disl as they speak about information design onstage at Dwell on Design on Sunday, June 23.

    Courtesy of: TASCHEN

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