News / May 30, 2019
One Year in New York
Life in the Big Apple can be a surreal yet sobering experience, as seen through the (one) eye of Darcel Disappoints in One Year in New York. Through themed musings around the holidays, special events, and iconic experiences within the city, Craig Redman captures the magical, the mundane, and everything in between through his semi-autobiographical creation’s cynicism and comicality. An extension of his popular blog, whose titular character has been featured by renowned brands like Adidas, Vogue, Coca Cola, Uniqlo, and IKEA, it is a optimistically dour visual diary like no other.
News / May 21, 2019
Figure It Out
Why give up your love for toys just because you have ’grown up’? Our latest release in collaboration with @lioyeung––featuring art-toys by some of the best artists, designers, and producers from all over the world today––is a compelling look into a world that blurs the lines between creativity, the culture of collecting, and the simple joys of childhood. Figure It Out also includes interviews with industry luminaries like Medicom, coarse, Case Studyo, and Jason Freeny, as well as opinions by Christie’s HK and the ‘no.1 designer toy blog in the world’, The Toy Chronicle.
News / May 21, 2019
MATERIAL MATTERS: Wood/Metal/Paper/Stone
Whether they are used as a point of reference or the medium of creation itself, materials are integral to artists and designers who seek to explore fresh outcomes, experiment with new techniques, and elicit distinct responses from their audiences. Our new MATERIAL MATTERS series showcases stunning creative interpretations of some of the most common materials around us – namely wood, metal, paper, and stone – by exploring the compelling ways with which their unique characteristics can be cleverly drawn upon or thoughtfully transformed to shape the outcome of an art or design project.
News / May 10, 2019
When it comes to teaching the alphabet, many books focus on its literary aspects and possibilities, but if one were to take a closer look, each letter offers so much more than meets the eye. The Typefaces by Scott Lambert combines letterpress printing, story-telling, and childlike observations to reveal the faces in type; making it a compelling learning tool and treasure trove of playfully hidden gems for the designer in every child and the child in every designer. Initially self-published in 2015, it has gone on to win several global design awards with its wit and charm since – culminating in the release of this brand new edition.