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  • Collaborations with artists and curators are central to our design practice. We find great inspiration in working with art and have the highest respect for the dedication and commitment artists have to their work. Our method in designing a book is to consider the core of their practice and translate it to a publication that captures their concept and aesthetic. Our goal is to achieve the most direct connection between the reader and the artist within the structure of the book.

    Miko McGinty, Inc.
    Book Design

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Now Dig This!

Now Dig This! Art & Black Los Angeles 1960–1980 Kellie Jones, Hazel V. Carby, Karin Higa, Naima J. Keith, Franklin Sirmans, Jacqueline Stewart, Robert Tejada, and Daniel Widener. Hammer Museum, distributed by Delmonico Prestel 2011. Hard cover with jacket 10.25 x 8.75 in (26 x 22.25 cm) 352 pages The catalogue for Now Dig This! … Continue reading

Two Miko McGinty books awarded an IPPY

Two Miko McGinty books, Paul Thek Diver and Glenn Ligon America, tied for the Independent Voice Award in the 2011 Independent Publisher Book Awards. More here at the Independent Publisher Online Magazine.

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Glenn Ligon America

Glenn Ligon: American Scott Rothkopf, Hilton Als, Okwui Enwezor, Saidiya Hartman, Bennett Simpson, Franklin Sirmans, and Thelma Golden Whitney Museum of American Art, distributed by Yale University Press, 2011 hardcover with jacket 12.25 x 9.5 inches (31 x 24 cm) 304 pages A close collaboration with Glenn Ligon, the goal for this monographic catalogue was … Continue reading

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Kurt Schwitters Color and Collage

Kurt Schwitters: Color and Collage Isabel Schulz, Leah Dickerman, Clare Elliot, Gwendolen Webster The Menil Collection, distributed by Yale University Press 2010 hardcover with jacket 11.5 x 9.7 in (29 x 25 cm) 176 pages The Kurt Schwitters: Color and Collage exhibition originating at the Menil Collection and traveling to Princeton and the University of … Continue reading

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Dana Schutz

Dana Schutz Authors: Jonathan Safran Foer and Barry Schwabsky Rizzoli International Publications, 2010 paper-over-board hardcover, no jacket 11 x 9 inches (28 x 23 cm) 144 pages This book’s design represents a balance between the ideas of both the artist and the publisher. The cover type was custom made to evoke the abstractions in Dana … Continue reading

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Paul Thek Diver at the Whitney

Paul Thek Diver Elisabeth Sussman and Lynn Zelevansky,  George Baker, David Breslin, Eleonora Nagy, Susanne Neubauer, Micheal Nickle, Scott Rothkopf, and Ann Wilson Whitney Museum of American Art, The Carnegie Museum of Art, distributed by Yale University Press hard cover with jacket 11 x 9.5 in (28 x 24 cm) 304 pages We were so … Continue reading

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Vija Celmins Television and Disaster 1964 – 1966

Vija Celmins: Television and Disaster, 1964–1966 Franklin Sirmans and Michelle White The Menil Collection, distributed by Yale University Press, 2010 hardcover with tip-on 8.75 x 6 inches (22.5 x 15 cm) 64 pages Designed in collaboration with Vija Celmins, this catalogue covers a brief but highly productive period during her early career. Images of guns, … Continue reading

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Cai Guo-Qiang Peasant Da Vincis

Cai Guo-Qiang Peasant Da Vincis Cai Guo-Qiang Rockbund Art Museum, Shanghai, 2010 three-piece hardcover with tip-on 11 x 9.75 inches (28 x 24.8 cm) 256 pages After our successful collaboration on his Guggenheim catalogue, Cai invited us to work with him on his curatorial project Peasant da Vincis. This exhibition and catalogue presented the work … Continue reading

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Whitney Biennial 2008

2008 Biennial Exhibition Henriette Huldisch, Shamim M. Momin, and Rebecca Solnit Whitney Museum of American Art, distributed by Yale University Press, 2008 paperback with attached jacket 12 x 7.5 inches (30.5 x 19.3 cm) 288 pages We worked closely with Henriette Huldisch and Shamim Momin as they developed their main ideas for the exhibition, and … Continue reading

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Rachel Whiteread Drawings

Rachel Whiteread Drawings Allegra Presenti Hammer Museum and DelMonico Books•Prestel, 2010 three-piece hardcover, no jacket 10 x 8 inches (25.5 x 20.5 mm) 224 pages A close relationship between the curator and the artist informed the design of this book, especially the artist’s collection section, shown against grey pages. Our main collaborators on this project … Continue reading

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