In collaboration with London based gallery Green Cardamom who specialise in South East Asian art, Michael Salu curated a showcase of contemporary Pakistani art for Granta Magazine. In addition he commissioned a Karachi based truck artist for the cover. The project was featured in Creative Review.
A now classic series inspired by South American fabrics and landscapes. Designed by Michael Salu in 2008 for Vintage Classics.
A CGI neon sign design by Michael Salu for Claire Vaye Watkins' debut story collection.
How narrative can typography be? The now classic series (still to be found in stores) designed by Michael Salu in 2008 for Vintage Classics.
Series design for the Vintage Classics editions of Edgar Allen Poe. Art direction by Michael Salu, with illustrations by Matthew Green
A fully balanced dual language typographic cover for Granta's Spanish writers edition (2010).
Created for Granta in collaboration with a truck artist from Karachi (2010). Featured in Creative Review.
Inspired by medieval bestiaries, The Book of Barely Imagined Beings, was lavishly, but also gothically illustrated. Michael Salu art directed the book commissioning artist Golbanou Moghaddas to create its distinctive, folkloric style as featured in Creative Review.
Design by Michael Salu for Marion Coutt's delicate memoir.
Concept and art direction by Michael Salu. Illustration by Rod Hunt.
Winner of Communication Arts Award 2012.
The now classic series for Raymond Carver designed by Michael Salu for Vintage Classics. Quietly expressive typography echoing the economic but warm prose of Carver.
The now classic icon-led series for Vintage Classics editions of the work of Fyodor Dostoevsky. Designed by Michael Salu in 2009.
Kurt Vonnegut series for Vintage Classics designed by Michael Salu 2008.
Design by Michael Salu 2009.
Design by Michael Salu for John Freeman's book on modern communication 2012.
Monarch Migration 2011. Mixed media.
Artwork by Michael Salu, created for the novel Sanctuary Line by Jane Urquhart.
Design and illustration by Michael Salu for Anuradha Roy and Maclehose Press.
Created back in 2011 for Granta Books, this trio of books for Nobel winning Elias Canetti was wrapped by a triptych design, which we split into individual covers for each individual title.
Design by Michael Salu. 2009.
Gritty art direction back in 2009 for the autobiography of poet and novelist John Burnside. Photography by Penny Cottee
Christopher Isherwood series design for Vintage Classics 2009. Design and art direction by Michael Salu, Illustrations by Vania Zouravliov.
Design by Michael Salu 2009.
Michael Salu commissioned Rankin to make a supermodel of esteemed writer and national treasure Diana Athill for this commemorative series of her works.
Cover design for Vintage (Penguin RandomHouse) 2009.
A special cloth bound edition of The Complete Sherlock Holmes. Design by Michael Salu 2008.
Marcel Proust series for Vintage Classics designed by Michael Salu 2008. Photography by Penny Cottee.
Reckless, typographic design for Vintage (Penguin RandomHouse) 2009.
Design by Michael Salu for Mr Peanut, Adam Ross. 2009
Patricia Highsmith series design by Michael Salu and Liam Relph.
Design for Hungry City, Carolyn Steel for Vintage (Penguin RandomHouse) 2009.