Tim Lapetino

TIM LAPETINO is a writer, creative director, and geek culture historian. He is the author of the best-selling book Art of Atari, as well as co-author of Damn Good: Top Designers Discuss Their All-Time Favorite Projects, and editor of Undisputed Street Fighter and Sky Captain and the Art of Tomorrow. His award-winning design work has been published in more than a dozen books and magazines, and he continues to investigate the intersection of design and geek culture. He lives in Chicago, IL, with his wife and two children.


  • Pac-Man: Birth of an Icon

    9 Nov 2021

    Full of historical imagery, concept designs, marketing photos and more, the book examines the game’s design philosophy and origins through …