You’ve probably heard that we’re celebrating a rather big birthday this month, but do you know where our famous covers came from? Read an extract from Penguin by Design and discover how the design of our beloved bird, and the iconic triband cover came about 80 years ago.
Suzanne Dean, the designer behind the cover of Sara Taylor’s stunning new novel, The Shore, talks the Penguin Blog through the creative process of creating this particular book jacket.
What do you get when you combine timeless children’s stories, brand new illustrators, and one rather mischievous little bird? A Puffin Book!
Designer Tom Sanderson tells us the story behind the twenty new covers that make up the collection.
After a childhood surrounded by boxes of books, artist and long-time Penguin fan Harland Miller has created Penguin on a Canvas, eleven new artworks for our offices around the globe.
Read about how Penguin design has inspired him over the years and how he followed in the footsteps of Allen Lane’s Junior Designer at London Zoo in our exclusive interview.
We’d like to think that if you’ve stumbled upon this blog, that like us you are big fans of penguins of all shapes and sizes. Take a peek at this lovely selection of Penguin logos through the ages (well the last 79 years), and let us know which is your favourite over on our Instagram, @PenguinUKBooks, or in the comments below.