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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.

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Designer Jan Tschichold in pictures: Penguins, paperbacks and posters

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

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20 inspirational Penguin book cover designs

Penguin Book - Busman's Honeymoon. Designed by Romek Marber and illustrated by Romek Marber. #BookCover

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Just one of a myriad of Penguin designs for George Orwell’s classic Nineteen eighty-four (but one of the creepiest).

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5 Brilliant Tips for Collecting What You Love

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

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I love these front covers, I can imagine relating this to our magazine by covering it with drawings of pencils, sketch books.

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