The grid is an inte­gral part of book design. It’s not some­thing that you see. It’s just like under­wear: you wear it, but it’s not to...
Massimo Vignelli
Design works if it's authentic, inspired, and has a clear point of view. It can't be a collection of input.
Ron Johnson
A book cover is a distillation. It is a haiku of the story.
Chip Kidd
The designer is a visually literate person, just as an editor is expected by training and inclination to be versed in language and literature,...
Douglas Martin
Good design is obvious. Great design is transparent.
Joe Sparano
A book designer gives form to content.
Chip Kidd