Chip Kidd is a renowned graphic designer and associate art director at Alfred A. Knopf. He is lauded for revolutionizing the book cover and for his iconic illustrations such as the T-Rex image that he designed for Jurassic Park. Chris Ware is a comic book artist and cartoonist, notable for his Acme Novelty Library series (published by Fantagraphics Books), the graphic novels Jimmy Corrigan, the Smartest Kid on Earth, and last year’s Building Stories.
Links of Interest
BookExpoAmerica: Chip Kidd Interview
TED: Designing books is no laughing matter. OK, it is.
“Batman: Death by Design” Author Chip Kidd Audio Interview
San Diego ComicCon 2010: Chip Kidd Interview
Designer Chip Kidd Talks About College
Chris Ware Interview, March 2013, Leipzig Book Fair
WNYC: Chris Ware on his graphic novel “Building Stories”
MSNBC: The comic genius of the graphic novel
Fear No ART: Graphic Novelist, Chris Ware