About Richard Hollis
Selected Work

Penguin Crime

Fitting the stanard Penguin Crime grid designed by Romek Marber.
The images, reproduced from an engraving and a book of silhouettes, establish the book’s 18th-century setting. The ellipse at the base of the design is intentionally ambiguous: is it a “beauty patch”, or a wound ?

Client: Penguin Books
Date: 1962
Category: Book design

Richard Hollis - Penguin Crime