Monthly Archives: August 2017

Gilded Chalet

The Gilded Chalet PB is designed by me and the portraits are drawn by the wonderful illustrator Alan Vest. Learn more about the literary greats such as Byron, Mary Shelley and James Joyce in this book.

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Queen Bees

Queen Bees is available in HB and PB now, both editions look regal with gold foil lettering. Read this book to find out more about the lives of six remarkable women (Lady Astor, Mrs Greville, Lady Londonderry, Lady Cunard, Laura Corrigan, Lady Colefax) who made careers out of being British society hostesses between the wars.

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The Mysterious World of Cats

This CATS book is out at the end of August. The beautiful, mysterious and wise cat is illustrated by the amazing and lovely Sandra Dieckmann. I love the final product with shimmering gold foil speckled throughout the background as well as the title.

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In Every Moment We Are Still Alive

Our garden is full of fruits: blueberries, goji berries, apples and plums. This got me thinking of In Every Moment We Are Still Alive, which I art directed. The typography and gorgeous paper sculpture is by the talented Melissa Deckert.

The book is by the Swedish poet Tom Malmquist and is a mainly autobiographical account of how he copes when his wife dies of Leukaemia and he is left to raise their daughter on his own. His story is very powerful, moving and beautiful and the cover artwork aims to reflect this content. We wanted to capture an important moment in time when his daughter is standing under a cherry tree and the petals delicately falls away.

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