Megan Taylor

front-end dev, volunteacher, news & data junkie, bibliophile, Flyers fan, sci-fi geek and kitteh servant

SNDBoston: Chip Kidd

Clue: a number of people, 19 across, eleven letters

advice: teach yourself how to write, learn how to do crossword puzzles

design of comic book covers: BOUNDARIES! gay superman, robin kicking batman in the crotch

Forget the preconception of what a best-selling book might look like.

Typography 101: Make the word look like what it says. What happens when you turn this the other way around? Avoid literal representations. Try to work elements from life into your work.

Sometimes the light just goes off, even if its a stupid book. Book jackets can only do so much.

Kidd is freaking hilarious.

Answer: Anaesthesia.