Unearthly Powers: Surrealism and SF
Richard Powers was a book cover auteur
who found opportunities — an astonishing quantity of opportunities — to express his vision for financial reward on the handy, ubiquitous tablets that paperback publishers duly provided. He is a vital link between science fiction and Surrealism and any future study needs to take him into account.
Books Every Graphic Designer Should Read
I have contributed a list of 20 books every graphic designer should read to the Designers & Books
website, which is rapidly growing into a wonderful resource. The Dictionary of Visual Language
, first published in 1980, is one of the titles. This durable classic shows that effectively redeemed clichés are the crux of graphic communication.