Amarelli packaging

Amarelli

Books Mina 1 min read
Amarelli packaging

Nothing more unfortunate than finding yourself in the best ice-cream shop in the Universe with a sore throat. Woe is me! I did however manage to find the second best thing at Gelupo‘s: Amarelli anised sweets. The packaging, the lettering! I immediately thought it must have been the work of the amazing Louise Fili but a quick Google search proved me wrong: it’s actually by Rome-based studio Angelini Design –…

On The Road Kerouac Book Cover by Mina Bach

On The Road

Book Covers, The Book Cover Club Mina 1 min read
On The Road Kerouac Book Cover by Mina Bach

One of the projects I’ve been enjoying working on lately is this cover for ‘On The Road’. I wanted to stay away from the computer for this one and after a bit of research (Pinterest ‘On The Road’ board) I realised I didn’t want to include any literal or obvious references to a road or a car and decided to focus on the idea of…

David Delfin

Interiors, Life, Studio Mina 1 min read
David-Delfin-Interiores-Mina-Bach-03

I love  peeking into people’s houses, the way we furnish our private spaces – those only our nearest and dearest have access to – says a lot about our own particular taste. When it comes to interiors I favour the extremes: the bare minimal (I dream of having an empty white room in my future home) and the excess (my bedroom right now). Spanish fashion…

The Beauty of Books

Book Covers Mina 1 min read

Loved this BBC documentary about the importance of book cover design over the decades. Interesting to see David Pearson discussing the past covers for ‘1984’ by George Orwell now he has recently re-designed it for Penguin, via The Book Design Blog The Beauty of Books: Paperback Writer from The BDB on Vimeo.

Α–Π Anonymous Press

Books, Reviews Mina 1 min read
Anonymous-Press

Anonymous Press (Α–Π) is a publishing platform that allows anyone to publish their own book. After entering a few keywords into the ‘publish’ text box, Α–Π pulls out the content for the 12 page book from a database (Google Image Search) completely at random so every book is unique and generates the form and layout in only 20 seconds. The resulting anonymous book becomes then part of…