Penguin by Design, designed by David Pearson in 2005 and written by his former tutor Phil Baines
Book cover designed by David Pearson which makes use of typefaces by the Pyte Foundry for the publisher Spitalfields Life Books in 2016
Covers from the Penguin Great Ideas series, designed by David Pearson and Phil Baines (Meditations, far left) under Penguin art director Jim Stoddart
Pearson’s award winning 2013 cover design for 1984 by George Orwell.
Some of Pearson’s cover designs for the French publisher Editions Zulma
David Pearson books and typography
Ahead of the imminent release of Issue 5 of Monotype’s magazine The Recorder, renowned book designer and typographer, David Pearson gives an interview about his approach to his work and relationship with type.
“We are increasingly being urged to create objects of desire and the cover obviously plays a key role here, especially when a book is aiming for pride of place in a bookshop.”
The cover of The Recorder issue 5, featuring typographic experiments by David Pearson. Pre-order the new issue.