Need some colour-based #inspo? Our best-selling PALETTE series now comes in a ‘flip-friendly’ format. Packed with the same timeless visual inspiration of their original editions, PALETTE Mini 01 – 03 (Black & White, Multicolour, and Gold & Silver) have been redesigned into three books of over 600+ postcard-sized pages each for instant doses of design stimuli. With several new projects added to the existing mix of featured work, they make a compelling reference collection to start afresh, whether you love creativity, design, or colour in general!
Driven by ‘simple, remarkable ideas’, Stockholm Design Lab (SDL) has been transforming brands and businesses as one of the leading design agencies in the world since 1998. From developing visual identities for the NIO Formula E race car and the Nobel Prize to defining creative approaches for adidas and IKEA, its body of work is as diverse as it is distinct and delightful; spanning various mediums to capture hearts and minds across all walks of life.
To mark its 21st year in the industry, the studio has compiled a special monograph with over 500 pages of exclusive insight into its creative inspiration, processes, and portfolio. Featuring behind-the-scenes anecdotes, early-stage mock-ups, and never-seen-before images for some of its most renowned client projects to date, the book will serve as timeless inspiration for aspiring and working designers alike.
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Although the taste and quality of the food and beverages served matter when it comes to dining out or drinks after dark, anticipation and ambience is essential to overall enjoyment. BRANDLife: Restaurants & Bars demonstrates how effective graphic identities and interior spaces are in building compelling brand narratives and creating the perfect setting for new stories, memories, and relationships. Featuring conversations with NoHo Hospitality Group, A Work of Substance, Glasfurd & Walker, DA Architecture & Design, and Masquespacio, the book showcases a curation of stunning visual identities and Instagram-friendly establishments where the menus perfectly complement the milieus.
Besides being the basis of Earth’s survival, plants have also always been an important source of creative inspiration, ingenuity, and expression. From global explorers like Sir Joseph Banks who recorded never-seen-before species to impressionist painters like Édouard Manet who captured the subtle beauty of the everyday, many artists and illustrators have used flora as a powerful means to convey the essence of our very existence. Botanical Inspiration is a visual collection of nature in art and illustration by talented creatives around the world today spanning a variety of techniques and styles. It makes the perfect resource book for aspiring or working creatives, and a gift for lovers of nature and the wild.
viction:ary’s PALETTE colour-themed series remains one of the most sought-after sources of reference for designers around the world. Its first three editions – Black & White, Multicolour, and Gold & Silver – form the basis of a classic collection that continues to be relevant and reliable through the variety of compelling projects featured. To meet the ever-changing demands of creative practitioners today, these books have been repackaged and redesigned under the all-new PALETTE Mini series. With the addition of several new projects to enrich content further, readers will now be able to flip through over 600 postcard-sized pages of instant visual inspiration per edition. Upon release, you will be able to buy the books individually or as a bundle!
Due to the challenges and complexities affecting the business world today, modern brands have to find eye-catching but effective ways to stand out. To this end, custom typefaces are being utilised by forward-thinking companies to establish powerful visual identities and build lasting legacies. Type for Type features some of the best custom type solutions from designers and studios all around the world such as Anagrama, Craig Ward, Kurppa Hosk, Neubau, and Pentagram – complemented by insightful conversations with luminaries from Monotype, Dinamo, Grilli Type, Sharp Type, and Colophon Foundry to inspire creative professionals and clients alike.
The jungalow aesthetic as popularised by artist, blogger, and entrepreneur Justina Blakeley has gained many fans over the recent years, and even as design trends have ebbed and flowed, the concept of bringing the beauty of the wild outdoors indoors continues to appeal to many; foregrounding pressing issues like sustainability and climate change. In recognising the role that flora has played since time immemorial as a means of contemplation, a source of ideation, and the subject matter of memorable creative endeavours around the world, Botanical Inspiration is a compelling collection of nature in art and illustration by some of the best talents today, featuring various techniques, mediums, and styles to intrigue and inspire.
Artist and designers have always had the unique ability to be inspired by the most ordinary things to produce extraordinary work. By transforming common materials and timeless elements of nature in eye-catching and meaningful ways, they in turn inspire us to expand our perceptions and help us truly connect with the world around us.
In our MATERIAL MATTERS series, we explore various creative interpretations of wood, metal, paper, and stone that bring out the best in each material in celebrating tactility, technique, and thinking beyond boundaries. Get the complete set of all four books at our special bundle price now so that you won’t have to worry about missing out on a single edition!
What makes a restaurant or bar worth 5 stars? Besides the impeccable quality of F&B served and warm hospitality by staff, its visual identity and interior design also play a crucial role in ensuring that your dining and drinking experience is a welcoming and memorable one – whether it is your first visit or not. Our latest edition of BRANDLife looks into the most effective and eye-catching graphics and spatial solutions for some of the best restaurants and bars around the world with the power to transport its patrons to another time and place.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The future of typography looks to be an exciting one, as more designers have begun to experiment and push the boundaries after the 2016 OpenType specification update online. In riding the wave towards the new frontier of type, renowned design agency TwoPoints.Net has curated over 120 projects for ON THE ROAD TO VARIABLE in hope of inspiring the next generation of creatives. The book also features insightful interviews with the founders of Dia and Studio Feixen, who share their journeys, thoughts, and visions for variable typography in time to come.
Inspired by letterpress printing and childlike observations, The Typefaces by Scott Lambert are simply faces in type. Besides offering young readers a unique and compelling means to learn the alphabet, this award-winning book also sets out to encourage people to look at familiar things in different ways and elicit delight in new discoveries. In Scott’s own words, The Typefaces is for the designer in every child, and the child in every designer.