Tag Archives: Penguin

In a galaxy far, far away…

Last year, I shared a post on Penguin’s reissue of a series of hardcover science fiction titles with stunning cover designs by Spanish artist Alex Trochut. Now the publisher has released a limited edition box set called “Galaxy”. The book … Continue reading

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We Who Are About To…

Last month, Penguin’s science fiction imprint, Penguin Worlds, republished a series of important sci-fi titles with radically redesigned covers. Here’s a sample:

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Pulp Fictions

London-based architect and freelance graphic designer Sharm Murugiah created this droll┬áset of Penguin-style book covers as imagined for Quentin Tarantino films. Echoing the classic Penguin paperback design configuration, he has inserted the movie titles where book titles are usually set. … Continue reading

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Rough Guides Are Back

The future of traditional travel guidebooks is still very much in doubt, but Britain’s Rough Guides is battling back to rebuild its brand and to hang onto market share. Facing a serious shake-up following its take-over by Penguin last Fall, … Continue reading

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A Sense of Place

Penguin has created a very cool audio/visual tour of London locales that appear in Zadie Smith’s new novel NW. The “tour” covers four significant locations in the book, including Camden Lock. Users can launch location videos with layered audio readings … Continue reading

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