News / September 18, 2018
Up & Down
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.
News / August 29, 2018
PALETTE 08: Iridescent
Light has fascinated human beings since the dawn of mankind. To that end, iridescence is a compelling means to ideate and create, due to its ability to interact with light to produce captivating multicoloured illusions that shift with the viewer’s vantage point. Its kaleidoscopic nature also makes it subtle yet striking all at once – a versatile finish with lasting visual impact.
PALETTE 08: Iridescent explores the power and possibilities of a colour and a palette both existing in a single form through more than 100 creative projects from all around the world. Whether they are applied to create depth and dimension or used to transform physical attributes and perspectives, discover how artists and designers today are experimenting with holographic hues to generate new work and realms that intrigue and inspire.
News / July 09, 2018
A to Z
Curious about how your name came to be, or what it actually means? Featuring colourful illustrations by award-winning art director and designer Lio Yeung, A to Z depicts the imaginary adventures of over 200 alphabetical characters from the most popular names of our time. Besides added inspiration for parents-to-be with a library of close to 500 name meanings, this book provides children with a unique way to learn more about the world around them without having to take life too seriously!
News / June 29, 2018
Mix & Rub: People
How much fun can you have with your imagination? Find out with Mix & Rub: People, a quirky homage to simple games from the past. All you need are some colour pencils or crayons to rub over random face and body textures to create up to 400 crazy characters. The more ridiculous the mix, the better! Cultivate creativity by making up funny stories that match their styles, or adding as many doodles around them as you like to produce a DIY masterpiece.
News / June 14, 2018
Day & Night: Rainforest
Featuring over 1.4 metres of beautifully illustrated panoramas by Paula McGloin, our Day & Night series returns with a big roar. In this new release, we explore a rainforest over 24 hours, where young readers will ‘meet’ more than 200 creatures that call it home. With special challenges that turn up the fun, it is an epic adventure that will see them getting to know more about those that frolic in the light or only creep out at night, with the help of glow-in-the-dark ink.
News / June 12, 2018
OFF THE WALL — Art of the Absurd
Filled with bizarre yet bemusing illustrations of dark humour, Off the Wall – Art of the Absurd is a celebration of the morose and the mad. Take a peek into the minds of 30 talented artists from all over the world, and open your own through the kaleidoscope of creativity and bright colours that are bound to make life a little less dull. Printed with neon ink on different paper materials to make the artwork pop, this book and its funny yet unsettling subject matter will make for a sweet addition to your bookshelf with its power to sugarcoat the bitter taste of reality.
News / May 04, 2018
Spot the Bad Guy!
Calling all little detectives! There are 25 amateur crooks on the loose, and the world needs your help. With 40 brain-twisting cases to be solved, Spot the Bad Guy! provides tons of crime-busting fun as players race against each other to pick out little visual clues and decipher verbal hints that point to the ones who have misbehaved. It is the perfect puzzle game for building observational and analytical skills by paying attention to the details that give the bad guys away.
News / May 04, 2018
CITIx60: London / Berlin / Paris / Tokyo (Updated Edition)
With updated visitor information, new recommendations, and refreshed cultural event listings, our revised CITIx60 editions for London, Berlin, Paris, and Tokyo offer endless inspiration for travellers to curate unforgettable trips.
News / April 20, 2018
Made in Japan
When a product is labelled as ‘Made in Japan’, it wears a badge of quality and reputation, backed by a legacy of precision, consistency and clarity that Japanese designers have been honing for generations. Known for being clean and minimalist or irresistibly irreverent, their iconic styles over time continue to be loved and imitated all over a modern world that has never stopped looking to them for inspiring creative breakthroughs.
With the spotlight on 40 local creatives from all sorts of different backgrounds and disciplines, Made in Japan showcases an exciting array of work that seamlessly weave history, tradition, and philosophy into cutting-edge, contemporary design – each one a prime example of how variety can be held together by the influence of a singular culture and unique national identity.
News / April 20, 2018
Big Day: Limited Edition Bundle
Our latest release of Big Day will include a beautiful reinterpretation of the ring pillow by Hong Kong floral specialists, The Spring Is Here – exclusively designed for Victionary and valued at HKD380. The handcrafted wedding ring wreath features artisanal dried and preserved flowers that will make a unique and stylish accessory in any ceremony. This offer is for a limited time only, so be sure to pre-order your limited edition bundle today!
News / January 12, 2018
The making of your dream wedding should be as fun, meaningful and memorable as the main event itself, where even the smallest of details can become something special and significant for you and your guests. Whether you are planning a simple yet intimate party or a fancier do straight out of a fairy tale, Big Day features stunning imagery, maverick spirits, must-know information, and top tips from international industry experts that will inspire and guide you to celebrate your union in ways that are unique like your very own love story!
News / November 17, 2017
Day & Night: Metropolis
What makes day and night so different? Venture through the sweepingly detailed panoramic view of the city and sign up for the treasure hunt. Challenge yourself with character quests and a sea of amusing objects to find, while learning about life in varying locations at distinctive points of a day. Day & Night: Metropolis takes you on an epic 24-hour adventure run through the world, full of busy streets, and bright city lights that glow in the dark!.
News / November 17, 2017
Efficient and simple, Nordic designs are known for their clean lines and cheerful yet strict palette. But with all minimalist designs, the conscious decision of what to remove while still communicating its essence must be made. Profiling projects by creative units based in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden, Truly Nordic explores and examines contemporary designs that value clarity and practicality above all else.
News / September 08, 2017
Originally invented to conceal and protect in battlefields, camouflage takes up more colours, forms and meanings as they appear on packaging, fabrics and canvas as art. Featuring a plethora of disruptive patterns constructed from varied elements, such as types and daily objects, Camo Mania reveals the diverse and flexible approaches that aim to decorate, reinterpret the functions of camouflage and give this unique type of design a subtle nod. From brand identities to event communications, and fashion styling to spatial art creations, the projects in this book epitomise the dynamic play of patterns in current designs. Experts will shed light on these patterns’ past and explain how they trick the eyes.
News / August 03, 2017
BRANDLife: Boutique Hotels & Hostels
The boutique hotel trend shows no sign of slowing down with stylish lodgings popping up everywhere for any budget. More than just a shelter for trippers to rest their tired heads, contemporary boltholes are also meant to be social clubs, gallery space, and a gateway to local culture and stories. Some may even aspire to become an attraction themselves, offering one-of-a-kind hideaways to add an extra layer to travellers’ short stays.
BRANDLife：Boutique Hotels & Hostels aims to foreground the hotel brand identities that have resisted our culture of hospitality through ingenuity and ambition. Through case studies, colourful showcases and interviews with leading hoteliers and brand specialists, readers will acquire a rare insight into how these visionaries corner the market and remarkably connect customers from around the world. The book is a sequel to BRANDLife: Café & Coffeehouses which examines modern café brand visions applied to visual identities and space.
News / July 12, 2017
CITIx60 City Map Art Prints:
Vancouver / Lisbon / Taipei / Singapore
Take in the beauty and creative energy that flood the city maps of CITIx60: Vancouver, CITIx60: Lisbon, CITIx60: Taipei and CITIx60: Singapore. A special collaboration between victionary and local artists, these wonderfully drawn maps portray the city’s true spirits through architecture, landscape, food, city life and streets. CITIx60 City Maps are numbered and exclusively sold at victionary’s online shop as high quality art prints. CITIx60 Art Print Project is an extension of CITIx60 City Guides and CITIxFamily.