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Herring Press

Herring Press was formed in 1983, and has been publishing visually-oriented books designed by Jerry Herring since then. Books have been produced for the public market (Santa Fe sold over 30,000 copies) as well as for companies and institutions, such as the history of the famed University Club of Chicago.   
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Selected books of Herring Press

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Fish and Other Stories as My Pen Remembers Them, A Journal by Jack Unruh

Jack Unruh, famed Dallas illustrator and great outdoorsman, kept a journal when fishing or hunting. This book reproduces pages from his journals, with his handwritten notes about his trips to Kansas or Chile or Montana peppered with his whimsical drawings and finished color illustrations. Written and illustrated by Jack Unruh. Designed by Jack Summerford. 
204 pages, 14” x 11” Hard cover. 
Published by Herring Press (2016)  
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Mark Kohler Going West

This book features the watercolor paintings of working cowboys by Mark Kohler, along with the stories and the influences behind each piece. 
Written by Mark Kohler. Designed by Jerry Herring.
192 pages, 12” x 10” Hard cover/ dust jacket. 
Published by Herring Press (2016) 

Images of Fayette County 

A photographic essay on Fayette County, Texas, by photographers Joan and Jerry Herring. The couple documented the sites, people and events that make up this unique area of central Texas. Written and designed by Jerry Herring. 
168 pages 10” x 10” Hard cover/ dust jacket.
Published by Herring Press (2014)  
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William Anzalone: One Show

This books documents one show of artist William Anzalone. The exhibit was made up of 54 works of art, and equal number of painted canvases, pastels on paper and drawings on paper. Besides the work, there are pages showing the artist's studio, and pages illustrating his process. Written and designed by Jerry Herring. Photographs by Joan and Jerry Herring.
152 pages 12” x 10” Hard cover/ dust jacket. 
Published by Herring Press (2014)  

Paper People

A collection of "paper people", collages by artist Jerry Jeanmard. Designed by Jerry Herring.
64 pages 13” x 9” Hard cover/ dust jacket. 
Published by Herring Press (2014)  
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Houston Symphony 100: Celebrating a Century

A look back on the Houston Symphony's innovative and exuberant, this book shines a spotlight on the most memorable moments in the Symphony’s history. Authors Carl CunninghamTerry Ann BrownGinny Garrett. Designed by Herring Design.
160 pages, 12" x 9.5" Hard cover/ dust jacket.
Published by Herring Press (2013)
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McArthurGlen Designer Outlets

Photographic survey and history of Europe's most accomplished developer, manager and owner of designer outlets. Features the architecture, brands and shopping experiences of centers in Austria, Belgium, England, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, The Netherlands, Scotland and Wales. Designed and edited by Jerry Herring. Introduction by Vittorio Radice. Photographed by Lindsey Armstrong, Davide Fossati, Gianluca Grassing, Nick Haddow, Michael Hart, Mary Noble Ours, Matthew Stanton, Nick Turpin and others.
136 pages, 12” x 10” Hard cover/ dust jacket. 
Published by Herring Press (2013)

Construction Site = Art

Photographed over 22 years on construction sites by art photographer Dr. Valentin L. Gerstman, the images are abstract studies in light and form. Edited by Gerald Moorhead, FAIA. Preface by Dr. Valentin L. Gertsman. Essays by Dr. Kristian Feigelson, Ann Holmes, Rev. Janusz, Gerald Moorhead, FAIA, Barrie Scardino and Tadd Tellepsen. Designed by Jerry Herring. 
128 pages, 12” x 12” Hard cover/ dust jacket. 
Published by Herring Press (2007) 

Ideas En Concreto (Ideas in Concrete)

A survey of buildings and homes built with concrete as the central design element, Ideas En Concreto was publish in two languages and distributed in Mexico, the United States and the United Kingdom. Produced by Franchi Raúl Martinez and Ignacio Narro. Designed by Jerry Herring. Written by Guillermo Garza. Various photographers. 
192 pages, 11” x 11” Hard cover/ dust jacket. 
Published by Cemex, Monterrey, Mexico (2005)

Houston Grand Opera at Fifty

Awards: AIGA Jurors (2006), AIGA 50 Books/50 Covers of 2006. This award-winning book documents 50 years of Houston Grand Opera, in large-scale color photos and inspired writing. Introduction by Beverly Sills. Text by Robert I. Giesberg, Carl Cunningham and Alan Rich. Design by Jerry Herring. Photographs by Jim Caldwell, George Hixson, Ken Howard, and others. Production coordination by Steve Freeman. 
296 pages, with 275 color and black & white images. 
11" x 10.5" Hard cover/ dust jacket.
Published by Herring Press (2005) 
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The Art of Texas Children’s Hospital

Awards: AIGA Jurors (2006), AIGA .Photographed by Miguel Rivera, Fernando Stein M.D.Rick Gardner, among others. Edited by Laura Dignazio. Designed by Jerry Herring. Text by Laura DignazioFernando Stein M.D.Pamela MarquisLee HerrickJerry Herring
178 pages 14” x 10” Hard cover/ dust jacket. 
Published by Herring Press (2006)

Moroles: Granite Sculpture

This book is a look at the work of world renowned Texas sculptor, Jesús Moroles, who has over 2,000 works in place in China, Egypt, France, Italy, Japan, Switzerland, United States, and in esteemed private, museum, corporate, and public collections. Moroles’s sculptures have been included in over 300 museum and gallery exhibitions worldwide. Introduction by Peter C. Marzio, Director, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Text by Jan Ernst Adman. Designed by Jerry Herring. Major photography by Ann Sherman. Additional photography by Evan Agostini, Winston Boyer, Joan Bueling, Jan Buskop, Eduardo Calderón, edwin Deighton, Gary Faye, David Finn, Rick Gardner, Paul Hester, Hickey-Robertson, Mitchell Kearney, Craig Kushner, George Layton, Salah Marei, Susan Moldenhauer, Moroles, Frank Ribelin, Charles Rumph, Robert Sherwood, Qian Sihua, Bob Springate, Hans Startles, Brad Steiner, Laurie Steiner, Robert Ziebell/Art Industrial.
256 pages, over two hundred illustrations in color.
12” x 10” Hard cover/ dust jacket. 
Published by Herring Press (2004)

Mark Kohler Working Cowboys

This book features the watercolor paintings of working cowboys by Mark Kohler, along with the stories and the influences behind each piece. Written by Mark Kohler. Designed by Jerry Herring. Photographed by Sandy Wilson. 192 pages
12” x 10” Hard cover/ dust jacket. 
Published by Herring Press (2001) 

Kaempfer Architecture

Written by Jerry Herring and JW Kaempfer with introduction by Paul Goldberger. Designed by Jerry Herring. Principle photography by Maxwell MacKenzie, Joe Aker and Jerry Herring. 
144 pages 12” x 10” Hard Cover/ dust jacket. 
Published by Herring Press (2001)

THE SABIC STORY Twenty-five Years of Achievement, 1975 - 2001

Edited by Downs Matthews. Abdulaziz H. Al-Ageel and Phil Lingamfelter. Designed by Jerry Herring. 
160 pages 12” x 9” Hard cover/ dust jacket. 
Published by Herring Press (2001)

Tindall’s Guide to the Best of Chile

Written by Margaret Kelly Tindal. Edited by Laura Dignazio. Illustrations by Susan Barnes. Designed by Jerry Herring. 
238 pages 8.5” x 5” Paperback
Published by Herring Press (2000)

An American Voice

The Houston Grand Opera celebrates 25 world premieres. Written by Alan Rich. Designed by Matthew Davis and Jerry Herring. Photographed by Jim Caldwell and others. 
64 pages 10.75” x 8.5” Soft cover. 
Published by Herring Press and the Houston Grand Opera (2000) 

Charles Schorre

The art and life of artist Charles Schorre. This book won the prestigious Stanely Marcus Award for best book design. Edited and designed by Jerry Herring. Introduction by Anne Wilkes Tucker. Text by Jim Edwards, David Brauer, Geoff Winningham, Ivan Chermayeff, James Bell and Lew Thomas, Carol Everingham, Dugald Stermer, Patricia Johnson, Norman Kent and Dave Crossley. Major photography by Rick Gardner. 
200 pages 12” x 9” Hard cover/ dust jacket  
Published by Herring Press and the Houston Artist Fund (1997) 
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Historic Quincy Architecture

Photographed by Richard Payne. Edited by Clarisse Burns. Designed by Jerry Herring. Introduction by James B. Stewart. Text by Clifford Larson and Carl Landrum. 
128 pages 12” x 9” Hard cover/ dust jacket
Published by Herring Press (1996) 

Beppe Cooks! Recipes from the Homeland

Beppe Gambetta, an Italian musician born in Genoa, is an acoustic guitar flatpicker and singer who tours Europe and the US., Besides being a composer, teacher, and researcher of traditional music and instruments, he is great cook. This delightful little books features his family recipes, as well as wine and music selections to go with the food .Edited by Mary Gardner. Text by Beppe Gambetta. Photographed by Rick Gardner. Designed by Matthew Davis and Jerry Herring. 
64 pages 10” x 7.5” Hard cover
Published by Herring Press (1996)  

Fulbright & Jaworski 75 Years

Written by John H. Cooker, Jr., and Gibson Gayle, Jr. Foreword by Judge Thomas M. Reavley. Designed by Jerry Herring. 
204 pages 8.5” x 5.5” Cloth cover/ dust jacket
Published by Herring Press (1994)

Guide to Houston
(Jerry Herring’s Guide to Understanding and Enjoying Houston)

Edited and designed by Jerry Herring. Principal photography by Jerry Herring. Text by Jerry Herring, George Fuermann, Teresa Byrne-Dodge, Jim Sanders, Walker Stewart, Jan Grafton, Fred Collins and Robert Marcias. Maps and illustrations by Tom McNeff and William Soo. 
264 pages 10.25” x 5.25” Soft cover/ perfect bound. 
Published by Herring Press (1992)   
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Memorial Park, A Priceless Legacy

Written by Sarah H. Emmott. Edited by Jolynn Rogers. Designed by Jerry Herring. 
68 pages 12” x 8.25” Soft cover
Published by Herring Press (1992)  
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Houston Architectural Guide

An extensive guidebook to the 850 most important or interesting structures in Houston. Updated and reprinted twice, this guide was essential an understand of Houston and its buildings. Written by Stephen Fox. Photographed by Gerald Moorhead. Designed by Jerry Herring. Edited by Nancy Hadley. 
320 pages 10.25” x 5.25” Soft cover/ wire-o bound.
Published by Herring Press (1990)  
Second printing (1991)  
Third printing (1999)  
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Mariotti

Awards: AIGA Jurors (1989), AIGA The Book Show (1989). Photographed by Taro Yamasaki. Written by Franz Schulze. Introduction by Bruce Graham. Designed by Jerry Herring. 
208 pages 16” x 11.5” Cloth cover/ dust jacket
Published by Herring Press (1988) 
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Santa Fe

A photo essay on the people and culture of Santa Fe, the surrounding landscape. Prefaced by a brief history of Santa Fe, the book is divided into ten sections that dramatically visualize the look of the location's churches, landscapes, artists and architecture. Photographers by Lisl Dennis. Written by Landt Dennis. Designed by Jerry Herring.
192 pages 12” x 10” Hard cover/ dust jacket. 
Published by Herring Press (1987) 
Second printing (1987)  
Third printing (1989)  
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A Heritage: University Club of Chicago 1887-1987

Written by Franz Schulze. Photographed by Hedrich-Blessing. Designed by Jerry Herring. 
94 pages 12” x 11” Cloth cover/ dust jacket
Published by Herring Press (1987)  

Houston, A Self-Portrait

Edited and designed by Jerry Herring. Photographed by Joe Aker, Joe Baraban, Steve Brady, Jim Caldwell, Fred George, Don Glentzer, Bob Gomel, Mark Green, Jerry Herring, Paul Hester, Lewis Hodnett, Jr., George O. Jackson, Jr., Robb Kendrick, Rocky Kneten, Kent Knudson, Chris Kuhlman, Thaine Manske, Ralf Manstein, Arthur Meyerson, Jim Olive, Richard Payne, J. Lindy Pollard, Janice Rubin, Jacques De Selliers, Jim Sims, Ron Scott, F. Carter Smith, Marc St. Gil and Ellis Vener, Written by Douglas Milburn. 
192 pages 12” x 9” Cloth cover/ dust jacket.
Published by Herring Press (1986)   
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Design in Texas

Edited by Jerry Herring. Designed by Jerry Herring and Philip Waugh. Exhibition photographed by Ellis Vener. Interviews by Jolynn Rogers. 
272 pages 12” x 9” Cloth cover/ dust jacket
Published by Graphic Design Press, aka Herring Press (1986)  

Historic Galveston

A large-scale book celebrating the historic architecture of Galveston, Texas. Photographed by Richard Payne, the beautifully reproduced images bring into sharp focus the drama and details of Galveston's rich past. Geoff Leavenworth's well-researched text give insight and context to the images, with stories that bring to life the structures and their past inhabitants.  Awards: Communication Arts Annual (1986). Photographed by Richard Payne. Written by Geoffrey Leavenworth. Foreword by Cynthia Mitchell. Edited by Stephen Barnhill. Galveston Chronology by Mary Remmers. Designed by Jerry Herring. Produced by Dancie Perigini Ware.
100 pages 15” x 10.5” Cloth cover/ dust jacket
Published by Herring Press (1985)  
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Presence, The Transco Tower

Awards: AIGA The Book Show (1986). Photographed by Steve Brady. Written by Ann Holmes. Introduction by Philip Johnson and John Burgee. Designed by Jerry Herring. 
104 pages 16” x 11.5” Cloth cover/ dust jacket
Published by Herring Press (1985)    
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100 Texas Posters

Awards: AIGA The Book Show (1986). Written by Donald L. Pierce, Jr. Edited by Ann Thomas Moore. Designed by Jerry Herring. 
124 pages 11.25” x 8.25” Soft cover/ dust jacket
Published by Graphic Design Press, aka Herring Press (1985)   
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