News / July 23, 2019

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MATERIAL MATTERS 01-04: Wood/Metal/Stone/Paper

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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!

News / May 30, 2019

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One Year in New York

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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

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Figure It Out

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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 10, 2019

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The Typefaces

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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.

News / March 02, 2019

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On the Road to Variable

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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.

News / February 16, 2019

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DESIGN{H}ERS

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Although there is still a long way to go until we reach true equality, the last few years have been encouraging for women around the world. Featuring a foreword by Roanne Adams of RoAndCo Studio and interviews with luminaries Jessica Walsh from Sagmeister & Walsh, Verònica Fuerte of HEY, Yah-Leng Yu of Foreign Design Policy Group, and Hattie Stewart, DESIGN{H}ERS celebrates the here and now as an inspiring visual time capsule that captures the distinctive aesthetics and aspirations of the best in their fields, as we work towards a future where success is no longer defined by gender.

News / February 16, 2019

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Incredible Bugs

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Bugs are often seen as pests, but they are actually fascinating little creatures! Our upcoming release takes a closer look into their microscopic world, and reveals superpowers hiding in plain sight. From slugs that can stretch like chewing gum to ants that can lift astonishing weights, Incredible Bugs offers us a glimpse into their secret lives to show us how they are simply trying to survive like the rest of us. Featuring unique and quirky illustrations by Roberts Rurans and fun insect facts, it is a book celebrating nature like no other.

News / February 04, 2019

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BRANDLife: Concept Stores & Pop-ups

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The future of retail looks to be an exciting one. Although digital storefronts continue to be born out of pure necessity in helping sellers and buyers connect all over the world, forward-thinking brands are becoming more creative in the ways that they engage and delight customers through compelling narratives and visceral physical experiences. BRANDLife: Concept Stores & Pop-ups showcases 60 distinctive projects that present a brand’s philosophies and products to the public through effective and eye-catching visual identities and interior spaces. Featuring interviews with top studios like Anagrama, Storey Studio, Rosie Lee, Torafu Architects, and MUJI – where we delve into the latter’s timeless appeal amid ever-changing tastes and preferences – this book is a must-have for fans of the series, design, and shopping alike.

News / November 16, 2018

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INSTA-PERFECT

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Instagram has become one of the most popular platforms for creative minds and brands to express themselves through compelling compositions, beautifully stylised sets, and clever aesthetic concepts. Be inspired to up your own ‘gram game through INSTA-PERFECT, a book featuring some of the most stunning photography work on social media today with tips by some of our favourite visual experts.

News / November 08, 2018

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GRAPHIC FEST

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In a world of increasing visual clutter and decreasing attention spans, eye-catching and effective visual identities are important for events and festivals to attract, inform, and engage audiences. From logo and type design to installations and custom applications, our latest release, GRAPHIC FEST, showcases some of the best creative work around the world, with advice from three top studios for visual inspiration and levelling up your design skills.

News / October 24, 2018

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Flora & Fauna

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For thinkers, dreamers, doers, and makers all over the world, nature has been an incredible source of inspiration since time immemorial. This is also why it is often the main subject in the results of their creative ruminations. Flora & Fauna captures this dichotomy perfectly through a stunning showcase of animal- and plant-related design projects and applications, with a special section on logos and icons. It makes a beautiful gift for lovers of the wild, and a compelling point of reference for students or professionals looking to take a leaf or two from some leading design studios’ books.

News / October 12, 2018

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CITIx60: New York / Barcelona (Updated Edition)

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With updated visitor information, new recommendations, and refreshed cultural event listings, our revised CITIx60 editions for New York, and Barcelona offer endless inspiration for travellers to curate unforgettable trips.

News / October 04, 2018

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CITIx60: San Francisco City Guide

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From the rainbow-hued Castro district to the ultra-trendy Haight-Ashbury enclave, San Francisco’s distinctive neighbourhoods fuse and fuel a colourful culture that collectively celebrates diversity. Jacketed in an illustrated city map by Andrea Nguyen, CITIx60 San Francisco gives you a varied taste of what the City of the Bay has to offer through the eyes of 60 local creative ambassadors; accompanied by Google Maps QR codes, top tips, and useful app recommendations to ease your trip.

 

A unique collaboration with the creative community from each of the selected cities, our CITIx60 City Guides point you to 60 recommended hotspots encompassing architecture, art spaces, shops, markets, dining, and entertainment. All featured artists and designers are at the cutting edge of what’s happening, and known for their accomplishments across the advertising, architecture, graphics, fashion, F&B, music, and publishing fields.

 

Track how far the CITIx60 series has travelled here.

 

As a special collaborative piece with viction:ary, the jacket for CITIx60: San Francisco is also available as an exclusive art print here.

News / October 04, 2018

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CITIx60 City Map Art Print: San Francisco

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As one of the most diverse and dynamic cities in the world, San Francisco offers a little bit of something for everyone. From iconic landmarks and architecture steeped in history to natural landscapes and neighbourhoods brimming with heritage and cultural happenings, it is a true traveller’s dream-come-true – a city teeming with unique eclecticism and energy that local illustrator and graphic designer Andrea Nguyen successfully brings to life through her exclusive piece for CITIx60: San Francisco.

 

Full and flush with as much detail as her canvas allows with empty spaces throughout that serve as pauses for breath, Andrea manages to capture both the vibrant charm and chilled out vibes of the City by the Bay in a delightful homage to her current home base; even alluding to its hippie roots through the chosen colour palette to let her personality, wit, and distinct style as a seasoned creative peek through.

 

The CITIx60 Art Print Project is an extension of viction:ary’s CITIx60 City Guides. A special collaboration for CITIx60: San Francisco between viction:ary and Andrea Nguyen, the San Francisco City Map is only available on victionary.com as limited fine art prints – numbered and/or signed – following the publication of the guides.

News / October 02, 2018

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ZOOM Series: Epic Journeys through Circles, Squares & Triangles

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The ZOOM series takes young readers on epic journeys that begin from the tiniest of details to the limits of the imagination through delightful illustrations filled with shapes. As they follow simple die cuts, every new page reveals a small twist to the story and a slightly expanded view of the world; hinting at how fun and full of possibilities new perspectives can be. Peppered with questions that promote interactivity, each ZOOM book is bound to make story time more interesting and playful for parents and children alike.

News / September 18, 2018

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Up & Down

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From the misty hilltops of distant lands to the freezing depths of the Arctic Ocean, Up & Down splits various settings into two fun perspectives that will intrigue little explorers. With over 500 contextual words labelled throughout 20 beautifully illustrated scenes, young readers will get to build their vocabulary while developing an eye for detail and a new sense of wonder about our world.