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Vince Frost: Design Your Life! Apply Design Principles to your Life.

Book reviews, Events, Talks Mina 3 min read
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Vince Frost, who was named the youngest Associate Director at Pentagram before establishing his own studio Frost* Design in 1994, was recently in London doing a series of talks about his new book project: Design Your Life which he has written and designed. The premise of the book is that you can improve your own life like he has just by applying design thinking and the problem…

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New Stockist: The ICA

Books Mina 1 min read
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Absolutely delighted that the Institute of the Contemporary Arts is now stocking my latest Books Will Make Us Free collection which includes Virginia Woolf’s ‘Solid Objects’, Oscar Wilde’s ‘The Rocket’ and F. Scott Fitzgerald’s ‘Crazy Sunday’. Each mini book comes with a hand-marbled belly band in fluorescent colours making each one unique. This project aims to bring awareness to the possibilities of Public Domain and…

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Ladybird by Design

Books, Events, Exhibitions Mina 3 min read
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The House of Illustration is quickly becoming one of my favourite galleries in London, they have an amazing programme of talks and there always seems to be something interesting happening there. I recently went to visit ‘Ladybird by Design’, a touring exhibition from De La Warr Pavilion, co-curated by Lawrence Zeegen and Jane Won with graphic design by Fraser Muggeridge Sudio. For over 100 years, Ladybird books…

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Bookpress Interview ‘About a Book and its Cover’

Features, Interviews Mina 2 min read
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The lovely Sanne Bøg Larsen from Bookpres got in touch a few weeks ago about an interview. I had been following them on social media so was already very familiar with their work. In their own words, Bookpres is a content-driven design team based in Copenhagen, Denmark that uses design and technology to develop products that empower great stories within the world of independent publishing. Here’s a little sneak peek of…

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MADE London

Events, Exhibitions Mina 3 min read
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With October comes MADE London, the Design and Craft Fair that has become one of the best platforms for contemporary designer / makers in Europe. From  ceramicists, silversmiths, wood workers and mosaic artists to textile designers, furniture makers, glass blowers and many more are all showcased throughout the fair. MADE London takes place at One Marylebone, a stunning Sir John Soane Church in central London. This year I am very excited…

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The Folio Society and the most beautiful books in the world

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I feel I have been incredibly lucky to work with some of my favourite publishers, authors and illustrators (it is a long list so definitely excited for future projects!) but when the opportunity came to work for The Folio Society, I truly couldn’t believe my luck. Founded in London in 1947, The Folio Society publishes illustrated hardback editions of classic fiction and non-fiction books with good…