Printed Matter Inspiration

I love design. I love the endless possibilities of color, texture, type and image on the printed page. On It’s Nice That I found some inspiration.

Check out the use of color here:
And the use of pattern here on the endpages:
These are from this book:

And here is a book on cycling (yea!) amazingly called Kings of Pain which really resonates with me at this moment as my legs protest every time I attempt stairs after this week’s intense amount of bike commuting.

Nice cover:

And the echo of the type on the title page:
SS14-Rapha-Kings-of-Pain-Book-17Is that type metallic? Metallic pantone! Love this.

And this book, appropriately titled Fantastic by Gina Moreno Valle, has 3-d elements and comes with viewing glasses but I’m kind of enjoying looking at it without the glasses.
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