Wednesday, January 28, 2015

The Best (and Funniest) Explanation of Book Design You'll Ever See

When I tried to figure out how to explain why this colorful TEDtalk by a book designer who's been around since the '80's is crucial watching for any author, I was stumped.

All I can say is, this not only made me fall in love with books all over again, it also made me wish I had this guy on my team. (Not to mention I suspect he'd be a riot at Friday night cocktails, but I'm getting off topic....)

The Mr. Kidd's barely-repressed hostility towards e-books aside, whether you design your own books or not, you've got to watch this:


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