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TDC Book Night! 2018

April 26, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

It’s time once again for TDC Book Night! Join us to meet three of the world’s best book cover designers and art directors who are coming to show us how it’s done.

Note: We’ve moved this to the Theater at MAD (Museum of Art and Design) at 2 Columbus Circle to accommodate a larger crowd! The time has also been updated: doors open at 6pm and the event starts at 6:30pm sharp.

After 16 years designing and art directing book covers, Lauren Panepinto has worked in every publishing genre and collaborated with every style of artist. As the Creative Director of the Orbit Books division of Hachette Books for the past ten years, she has been trying to merge the worlds of genre and commercial publishing and figure out what SciFi/Fantasy publishing looks like in the present world of mainstream “geek” media.

Ingsu Liu is VP Executive Art Director at W. W. Norton and Company. Born in Taiwan, Ingsu moved to the United States at the age of 14. She received her BFA from Pratt Institute and immediately began her career in Publishing with Penguin Books; she then moved onto William Morrow Books, Vintage Books/Random House, and in 1996 began working at W. W. Norton & Company. She frequently works with such authors as Neil Gaiman, Neil DeGrasse Tyson, Stephen Greenblatt, Michael Lewis, Mary Roach and Chuck Palahniuk.
Ingsu’s work has been exhibited in New York Times Best Covers, AIGA 50/50, Print magazine, Communication Arts, and The New York Book Show.

Grace Hea Eun Han graduated from the School of Visual Arts in 2013 and currently works as an associate art director at Riverhead Books, an imprint at Penguin Random House. She has worked on projects for clients including Simon & Schuster, Hachette Book Group, Bloomingdales, and The New York Times.

Watch the video of this event here.


April 26, 2018
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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t: 212-633-8943


Museum of Art and Design (MAD)
2 Columbus Circle
New York, NY 10019 United States
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