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Paul Buckley

Creative Director

Paul Buckley was the Senior Vice President, Executive Creative Director at Penguin Random House where he oversaw ten imprints called The Penguin Art Group. His impressive tenure at Penguin spanned 34 years.

During his time at Penguin, Buckley crafted several distinctive design series, including The Pelican Shakespeare Project, Penguin Ink, Penguin Threads, and Penguin Galaxy.

Buckley’s work has been recognized by the Copper Hewitt-Smithsonian Design Museum, the London Design Museum, showcased and/or awarded by Creativity Magazine, Print Magazine, Advertising Age, the Type Director’s Club, the Art Director’s Club, How Magazine, Communication Arts, 50 Books 50 Covers, Graphis, Entertainment Weekly, The New York Times, D&AD, Photo District News, and the American Institute of Graphic Artists (AIGA). His work can be seen in many Steven Heller and Mirko Ilic books, as well as numerous national and international publications. His art direction has been awarded numerous gold and silver medals by the Society of Illustrators.

In 2017, Buckley edited and introduced Cover to Cover, and in 2010, he edited and introduced Penguin 75.

Listen to Paul’s interview with Spine Magazine on their podcast, Spine.

Listen to Paul’s interview with Unknown Origins.

Read “Five Questions with Paul Buckley” from Print Magazine (2010)

You can view 100s of collaborations that Buckley oversaw on his website’s “vault.”

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