Typeface Talk: Monotype Wolpe cover project

Faber Design were recently asked by Monotype to contribute to a landmark Wolpe exhibition. With a brief to redesign some Faber book covers from the archive, using the newly designed Wolpe typefaces from Monotype, the Faber team – with only a few hours to tackle the covers – have developed some designs utilising Fanfare (Sir Winston Churchill), Sachsenwald (The Balcony) and Pegasus (The…

Kate Hamer: My Favourite Indie

Our latest ‘My Favourite Indie’ feature comes from Kate Hamer, author of The Girl in the Red Coat and The Doll Funeral. Here are some of Kate’s top picks – from North Wales to Essex, these gems are a booklover’s dream. Independent bookshops are thriving! And not just keeping their heads above water – the message I have…

Books to curl up with this autumn

It’s back-to-school season, and the long, cosy evenings mean we’re craving new reads. We asked our authors and our staff what they’ve placed on their bedside tables: from killer crime to thought-provoking essays, here’s the Faber autumn reading list. Jane Harris, author of Sugar Money Petina Gappah’s Rotten Row is a collection of interconnected stories…