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The Flexible Mirror: Contemporary Book Design Workshop

March 7 @ 5:00 pm - May 31 @ 8:00 pm


with Kevin Barrett Kane

Learn the fundamentals of book design from a seasoned pro, including layout, typesetting, cover design, and manufacturing.


Over the course of two lectures, two workshops, and a final critique (to be held on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from March 7 through March 21), participants in this online workshop will learn about book and cover design history and practice.


Kevin Barrett Kane is an award-winning book designer and typographer. He is the senior book designer at the University of California Press, and his client list includes Chronicle Books, Wilsted & Taylor, John Wiley & Sons, Stanford University Press, and more. He co-founded The Frontispiece book design studio in 2015, and has over his 10–year career designed over 1000 book covers and interiors.