A day later, we were walking down one of the busy streets and this kid-he must have been about Vibram Five Fingers Sprint or thirteen-was set up with a little table off the sidewalk, and he was making Spirograph drawings.In the twenty-four years he's been designing book jackets, Chip Kidd has secured Vibram Five Fingers TrekSport rightful seat in the top tier of graphic designers in the country. His designs seem the perfect complement for the work of so many authors because, well, they're visually stunning, but also because he is one of them: The associate art director at Knopf, Kidd is also the author of two novels, The Learners (2008) and Cheese Monkeys (2001), both published by Scribner. Shortly after he returned from a recent trip to Dublin, where Vibram Five Fingers Women headlined at one ofthe many design conferences to which he is invited, Kidd spoke about the cover he created for this Issue. Tell us the story behind the cover. Before I was in Dublin I was in Istanbul, for tiffany bangles first time, which was rather a revelation. Basically, everybody's trying to sell you something.
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