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AIGA 50 Books/50 Covers

The San Francisco chapter of AIGA, along with the San Francisco Center for the Book and Chronicle Books, invite you to a reception to view the exhibition of AIGA’s 50 Books/50 Covers.

This exhibition showcases selections from the AIGA 50 Books/50 Covers juried competition, which aims to identify the 50 best-designed books and book covers of 2010. Selections were made by a distinguished jury in 2011 and became part of the AIGA Design Archives, where images, full credits, project statements, and jurors’ comments for all selections are available.

We are pleased to announce that the following Chronicle books and covers will be featured in the exhibition.

The Marvelous Museum, design by Brooke Johnson

Tartine Bread, design by Vanessa Dina

Chicken Big, art direction by Amelia Anderson

Along with the following books, which were published by Chronicle.

Art of McSweeney’s, designed by McSweeney’s Publishing

Design Research: The Store That Brought Modern Living to American Homes, designed by Pentagram Design

This Is NPR, designed by Design Army

Please join us at Chronicle Books for the opening reception, Thursday, March 29th, 2012 6pm-8pm. The exhibition will be up through April 12th, 2012. Gallery Hours are 9am-5pm, Monday-Friday.

Poster design by Tina Hardison and Kelsey Jones of Chronicle Books.

Meghan Nowell
Design Studio Assistant

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