More detailed style of illustration using pen? Use colours relating to danger or suspense?

The 100 greatest novels of all time: The list

More detailed style of illustration using pen? Use colours relating to danger or suspense?

Vintage Penguin Paperbacks stylish patina, virginia, interior design, www.stylishpatina.com

Vintage Penguin Paperbacks stylish patina, virginia, interior design, www.stylishpatina.com

A rainbow of Penguins: Publisher Allen Lane wanted a logo that was "dignified but flippant," so the penguin brand was born. At sixpence, anyone who loved to read good stories could buy a paperback for the same cost as a pack of cigarettes. Lane's brainchild was born after he had visited Agatha Christie: he stood waiting for a train, realizing there was nothing but magazines and bad novels to choose from.

A rainbow of Penguins: Publisher Allen Lane wanted a logo that was "dignified but flippant," so the penguin brand was born. At sixpence, anyone who loved to read good stories could buy a paperback for the same cost as a pack of cigarettes. Lane's brainchild was born after he had visited Agatha Christie: he stood waiting for a train, realizing there was nothing but magazines and bad novels to choose from.

Happy Penguin Awareness Day! || Ravenclaw                                                                                                                                                                                 More

Happy Penguin Awareness Day! || Ravenclaw More

Cover design: Adam Laszczuk. Illustration: Josh Durham. (Australian Classics series, Penguin Books Australia, 2014.)

Cover design: Adam Laszczuk. Illustration: Josh Durham. (Australian Classics series, Penguin Books Australia, 2014.)

DESIGNER: David Pelham | ILLUSTRATOR: David Pelham | PUBLISHED: 1985 | COLLECTION: Non-Grid Fiction

20 inspirational Penguin book cover designs

DESIGNER: David Pelham | ILLUSTRATOR: David Pelham | PUBLISHED: 1985 | COLLECTION: Non-Grid Fiction

Gallery Tschichold: Design for the penguin paperback edition of The Great Gatsby by Tschichold

Designer Jan Tschichold in pictures: Penguins, paperbacks and posters

Gallery Tschichold: Design for the penguin paperback edition of The Great Gatsby by Tschichold

Penguin Books Anxiety and Neurosis in Sketch

Penguin Books Anxiety and Neurosis in Sketch

Arranged by spine color, vintage Penguin paperbacks add a graphic punch to shelves.

5 Brilliant Tips for Collecting What You Love

Arranged by spine color, vintage Penguin paperbacks add a graphic punch to shelves.

Penguin 1762    The Fall by Albert Camus  La Chute first published 1956  This translation first published in Great Britain by Hamish Hamilton 1957  Published in Penguin Books 1963  Reprinted 1965, 1966

Penguin 1762 The Fall by Albert Camus La Chute first published 1956 This translation first published in Great Britain by Hamish Hamilton 1957 Published in Penguin Books 1963 Reprinted 1965, 1966

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