The challenge of designing the box set Les Blank: Always for Pleasure was in finding a way to convey both the vast scope of Les Blank’s overarching project—documenting the unique idiosyncrasies of regions and communities rarely seen on film—and the warm, casual intimacy of the films themselves.
The Key Moment: Drawing a New Look for Notorious
The artist behind our new cover for Hitchcock’s spy-noir masterwork remembers falling in love with the film as a child and walks through the process of illustrating one of its most iconic scenes.
Angela Rizza Conjures Magic with The Princess Bride
Known for her lush and imaginative children’s-book illustrations, the artist got her dream assignment when we asked her to work on our edition of Rob Reiner’s beloved classic.