Dialog: What Makes a Great Design Partnership
by Ken Carbone & Leslie Smolan

Presented as a conversation between two trusted design partners, “Dialog”: What Makes a Great Design Partnership explores over three decades of work from one of the world’s most accomplished design firms, the Carbone Smolan Agency. Including photos and sketches from the studio’s archives, the book showcases thirty-five of their projects for celebrated brands,

Featuring a foreword by Italian designer Massimo Vignelli and a preface by design journalist, critic, and author Steven Heller. 


The Virtuoso: Face to Face with 40 Extraordinary Talents
by Ken Carbone with photos by Howard Schatz

A portrait of 40 people with extraordinary talents, from different generations and cultures, who share certain qualities: dignity, self-discipline, determination, courage and focus. Some, like Mikhail Baryshnikov, Philippe Petit and Muhammad Ali are world famous, others are relatively obscure but perform at the apex of their craft. Contains portraits of each virtuoso by Howard Schatz with text and quotes based on an interview.