A rainbow of Penguins: Publisher Allen Lane wanted a logo that was "dignified but flippant," so the penguin brand was born. At sixpence, anyone who loved to read good stories could buy a paperback for the same cost as a pack of cigarettes. Lane's brainchild was born after he had visited Agatha Christie: he stood waiting for a train, realizing there was nothing but magazines and bad novels to choose from.

A rainbow of Penguins: Publisher Allen Lane wanted a logo that was "dignified but flippant," so the penguin brand was born. At sixpence, anyone who loved to read good stories could buy a paperback for the same cost as a pack of cigarettes. Lane's brainchild was born after he had visited Agatha Christie: he stood waiting for a train, realizing there was nothing but magazines and bad novels to choose from.

Vintage Penguin Paperbacks stylish patina, virginia, interior design, www.stylishpatina.com

Vintage Penguin Paperbacks stylish patina, virginia, interior design, www.stylishpatina.com

More detailed style of illustration using pen? Use colours relating to danger or suspense?

The 100 greatest novels of all time: The list

More detailed style of illustration using pen? Use colours relating to danger or suspense?

Arranged by spine color, vintage Penguin paperbacks add a graphic punch to shelves.

5 Brilliant Tips for Collecting What You Love

Arranged by spine color, vintage Penguin paperbacks add a graphic punch to shelves.

Cover for Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe :: Penguin Books

Cover for Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe :: Penguin Books

Original Penguin Book Cover for 'The Great Gatsby' designed by Jan Tschichold

Designer Jan Tschichold in pictures: Penguins, paperbacks and posters

Original Penguin Book Cover for 'The Great Gatsby' designed by Jan Tschichold

penguin book series by coralie bickford-smith. I received four for Christmas, I think I'm in LOVE.

penguin book series by coralie bickford-smith. I received four for Christmas, I think I'm in LOVE.

DESIGNER: Omnific  ILLUSTRATOR: Omnific  PUBLISHED: 1970  COLLECTION: Non-Grid Fiction

DESIGNER: Omnific ILLUSTRATOR: Omnific PUBLISHED: 1970 COLLECTION: Non-Grid Fiction

Happy Penguin Awareness Day! || Ravenclaw                                                                                                                                                                                 More

Happy Penguin Awareness Day! || Ravenclaw More

#thinkcolorfully penguin collection

#thinkcolorfully penguin collection

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