...Verso BooksCategory: IdentityYear: 2017
...Founded by the staff of London’s New Left Review in 1970, Verso Books is an independent, radical book publisher. Verso releases over 100 titles a year with a focus on politics, philosophy and culture. This identity proposal honors Verso's unabashedly leftist roots and positions the publisher at the intersection of politics and culture.
...Above: The slogan “the spine of the left” indicates Verso’s principled political perspective while alluding to the literal, physical output of a publishing house.
...Below: the mark’s tension calls to mind physical production and dialectic intellectual inquiry, as well as the physical form of a book.