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Saturday Night Live: The Book

We designed Saturday Night Live: The Book, just in time for SNL’s 40th anniversary celebration. It is a definitive visual history of the show and a loving behind-the-scenes portrait of how it all comes together every week. The massive, 500-page book features over 2,300 images, many never before seen, an exclusive interview with the show’s creator, Lorne Michaels, and an exhaustive encyclopedia of all the seasons.

"The act of designing of the book echoed the round-the-clock, pell-mell style of the show’s production. The designers started work on the book in spring 2014, in advance of the show’s 40th anniversary season. To finish the book, the team took over one of the conference rooms at Pentagram (as they have with previous SNL projects), turning it into a veritable SNL bunker." Read more 

Credits
Studio.....................Pentagram
Field......................Book Design
Role.......................Designer
Team.......................Emily Oberman, Jonathan Corriera
Cover Lettering:...........Spencer Charles

Editor.....................Alison Castle
Publisher:.................Taschen
Typeface:..................Founders Grotesk
Published..................2015