the everlasting meal cookbook

This collaboration with Tamar Adler produced the latest "my favorite thing I ever did."

salt fat acid heat

I always wanted to have a #1 New York Times bestseller This is how that dream came true!

on the edge of your seat

(In the same voice Cathy uses to say "Chocolate! Chocolate! Chocolate!") Chairs! Chairs! Chairs! Ack!!


When 56 high school students each write a children’s story that volunteer artists will illustrate, the world needs to see th

the creative growth book

Never had so much fun with art as when Creative Growth gave me access to 40 years worth of artwork and free rein to organize i


Exploring the definition of what a "book" is.

all over coffee

Paul came to me with a particular problem. He had heard feedback that a lot of people who read his comic strip were confused b

everything is its own reward

The second "All Over Coffee" collection continues the design of the first, where placing the binding on the top of the book br

come to light

A triptych in a slipcase

on to the next dream

This novella is Paul Madonna’s further exploration into illustrated fiction as he chronicles gentrification in San Francisco

the believer magazine

During its original run at McSweeney’s—more than 100 issues—this magazine was a literal workshop to fine-tune how I see

catamaran literary reader

This literary arts quarterly started more than 10 years ago and the design still looks fresh and modern in a format that has n

alcatraz escape files

This book may lean on a bureaucratic look but the history of escapes attempts (and successes?) is nothing to merely rubber sta

alcatraz: the last day

Follow Leigh Wiener step by step for one day in 1963 as he documents the closing moments of Alcatraz as a prison.

all known metal bands

Before there was discogs, the only way to look up the name of every heavy metal band was through this (probably) demonic direc

wicked plants

Don’t be fooled by those innocent-seeming plants all around us. Let this book cover be a warning that they will definitely t

aunt sandy’s cookbook

As popular perception of marijuana began to change, this cookbook focused on the 1950s-style domesticity of this cooking ingre

paris postcards

This book is a time machine that takes you to the street corners in Paris where the earliest postcards where photographed.

the tenderloin cooking school

If you ever heard "form follows function" but weren't sure what that meant, click here.

protect your garden

Even field guides with pictures of root rot can be fun to work on.

ciudad de payasos

This book is typeset to highlight the movement in the words of Daniel Alarcón and the drawings of Sheila Alvarado.

the day after the day after

When stock photography can’t provide anything that feels like that one day when a made-for-TV movie changed what your bigges

four new messages

Following the impulses of this collection of fast, postmodern fiction led to the creation of an accidental Mondrian.

woke up lonely

A book jacket in four flat Pantones printed to gain the illusion of layers and depth.

how to be inappropriate

Why yes. Yes, I do think it’s funny.

red plenty

A book cover that channels early Soviet optimism and graphic arts.

10 years at the edible schoolyard

Repurposing public-domain etchings from an 1800s Italian cookbook to celebrate using food to teach middle school.

unleashing group genius

Testing all the signals of navigation: color coding, levels of experience, calendars and timing, mapping and orientation, and

radio ambulante

The logo of this Spanish-language podcast was literally inspired by street vendors in Mérida, Mexico, and created on a bus ri

campo de encanto

It’s too bad this company folded, and not just because these labels aren’t around anymore, but also because this pisco was