Book recommendation: Make it Bigger by Paula Scher

I’m currently reading Paula Scher’s book, Make it Bigger. It’s a great read for any (aspiring) designer and provides fabulous insight into the life and thoughts of one of today’s greatest graphic designers.

Here is an example from her earlier work.

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“When the cover first appeared in 1975, the heart shape seemed miraculous. The mayor’s office in Miami, Florida, sent a letter to Atlantic Records asking where they could purchase the manhole covers for their city.” Extract from Paula Scher’s book #makeitbigger.

You can read more about Paula on the website of Pentagram, the famous design firm she is a partner at, on the AIGA website or in an interview on The Great Discontent.

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