News / June 21, 2017

Coming soon!
BRANDLife: Boutique Hotels & Hostels

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Coming soon in July, BRANDLife: Boutique Hotels & Hostels examine how new boltholes foreground branding and interiors in their business concepts. 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. 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 focuses on contemporary brand systems where graphic identities and interior designs interact to communicate brand values. BRANDLife: Boutique Hotels & Hostels is second of the collection, following the publishing of BRANDLife: Café & Coffeehouses.

News / June 09, 2017

Out now!
CITIx60 City Guides:
Vancouver / Lisbon / Taipei / Singapore

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Take these new CITIx60 City Guides with you on your next trip to Vancouver, Lisbon, Taipei, and Singapore for an authentic taste of these places’ life! Covering architecture, art spaces, shops and markets, dining and entertainment, CITIx60 City Guides point you to 60 hangouts endorsed by 60 personalities, all at the forefront of their respective creative fields, from film-making and culinary endeavours to advertising and design. Since 2014, CITIx60 City Guides have featured 20 of the world’s top creative capitals, including London, New York, Paris, Berlin, Barcelona, Tokyo, Amsterdam, Los Angeles, Hong Kong, Vienna, Stockholm, Melbourne, Copenhagen, Istanbul, Milan and Portland. Track how far CITIx60 City Guides have travelled here. Illustration maps will be available as CITIx60 Art Print, exclusively on victionary.com.

News / June 09, 2017

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Handstyle Lettering

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Only in a few weeks’ time, Handstyle Lettering will land on our online shop, introducing the gripping art of hand-lettering that will woo both beginners and lettering artists! Artful and elegantly tailored for shops, events, pop-up booths, or as private commissions, this field shuns uniformity and enthrals those eyes for penmanship. From retro classics to striking logo designs, this book presents the best work of today’s most sought-after hand-letters from around the world. Some of these artists had contributed to put together a beginner’s guide, with types exclusively composed using different lettering tools.

News / March 01, 2017

Out now!
Less is More — Limited colour graphics in design

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Can limited colour graphics speak aloud? From designer fashion to wedding invites, Less is More collates about 120 projects that use only a few colours to communicate ideas. Categorised by the number of colour inks applied, these creative solutions or visual experiments represent a refreshing departure from mainstream designs. Whether it is for affordability or visual economy, created to achieve a non-existing colour stock or a tribute to Modernist art, it is a proof that designs can speak more with less, as brand identities, packaging designs, publications and events, large and small.

 

News / March 01, 2017

New shipping plans!

Less for the world, zero for Hong Kong

Pay less as you should! We are now offering free shipping for all domestic (Hong Kong) orders. No matter the amount, shipping is on us! What’s more? You may enjoy a better rate for international orders. We have devised a flexible shipping charge that varies with the destination of your order. Fees will be automatically set once the destination is fixed when you check out. Free delivery of overseas purchases above USD200 is still available for most locations. Enjoy a more friendly shopping experience on our website now. For enquiries, please contact enquiry@victionary.com.

 

News / March 01, 2017

Coming soon!
CITIx60: Singapore, Taipei, Lisbon & Vancouver

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Here comes CITIx60 Singapore, Taipei, Lisbon and Vancouver! viction:ary is proud to add four new members to our well-loved CITIx60 City Guide series this coming summer. Exhibiting a unique brand of creativity, these dynamic cities fascinate visitors of different tastes. Click here to check out what other cities the series features, alongside CITIx60 Art Print Project. CITIx60 City Guide is a lifestyle survey about where local creative personalities love to go in town. Whether you have a day or a week, let these 60 passionate insiders point you to the architecture and local hangouts that you can’t miss.

 

News / March 01, 2017

Coming soon!
Endless inspiration for little readers

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Coming soon in 2017 is VICTION VICTION, a new line of beautiful illustration books specially designed for little readers. With the same emphases on editorial direction and book design, these game and activity books aim to inspire and educate children everything this colourful world has to offer. Our debuting series include What’s That Face?, a book for role-playing and mask-making through collage, doodling and colouring; FLIP&FUN, flipbooks about colours in daily life; and My Adventure, a highly interactive card game that boosts creative storytelling. Stay tuned for more information!

News / November 22, 2016

Read, chill & celebrate Christmas

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Another year’s gone, and it’s time to gift yourself with wonderfully compiled books from victionary at tempting discounts! For limited time only — enjoy our holiday offer, including special Christmas combos, up to 50% off on our bestsellers, 15%off art prints and 10% off new titles until December 31, 2016. What’s more? Get free shipping for orders over USD120. Holiday promotion applies to international and domestic (Hong Kong) orders, but conditions apply. For shipping and handling, please check details here. For enquiries, please contact: enquiry@victionary.com.

News / November 07, 2016

Free shipping worldwide • 2 Days only

Enjoy free shipping for simply by placing your order during Nov 10-11 (Hong Kong Time, or UTC+0800). Promotion applies to any purchase of victionary books from our online shop, including new releases, art prints and discounted titles, except for listed locations. For details, please check here. For enquiries, please contact: enquiry@victionary.com.

News / November 02, 2016

Out now!
INK — The Art of Tattoo

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Originating as an ancient tribal practice and symbols of religious devotion, the new wave of tattoos reveals an international aesthetic movement grounded in the love of art. INK — The Art of Tattoo explores what is at the forefront of one of humanity’s most ancient arts with an extensive selection of over 700 flash designs and original illustrations, followed by a tasteful showcase of inked bodies in fashion and art photography. Ending on a high note with interviews of top tattoo artists, INK is a collectible reference for practitioners and those craving for new tatts, with three cool cover designs to choose from.

 

News / November 02, 2016

Out now!
BRANDLife: Cafés & Coffeehouses

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The emphasis on craftsmanship in the third wave of coffee not only propels palliative tastes, but also the seraphic experiences bring about by delightful collateral, furnishings and space design. Covering topics from conception to application, BRANDLife: Cafés & Coffeehouses attests the power of branding through 57 tasteful graphic identity and interior design projects from around the world. Through interviews with design whiz and head of top coffee roasters, the book offers an insider’s view on the making of coffee institutions that play up today’s experience-driven coffee culture.

 

News / November 02, 2016

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CITIxFamily Art Prints

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Let the distinctive landscapes of the world’s creative capitals enliven your home or workplace! Featuring New York, San Francisco, London, Paris, Barcelona and Copenhagen, CITIxFamily Art Prints transmute characterful illustrations in the CITIxFamily City Guides into gallery-quality art prints. Exclusively available on victionary’s online store in an edition of 60, these specially commissioned maps are the perfect memento of your rewarding family travel, or an expression of pride and love for your city.

 

News / November 02, 2016

Out now!
CITIxFamily City Guides

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Hot on the heels of the well-loved CITIx60 City Guides, CITIxFamily city guides pave the way for fulfilling family trips. Starting with New York, San Francisco, London, Paris, Barcelona and Copenhagen, each guide is packed with expert advice from local creative parents, with 20 unique locations to inspire you and your little ones. Colourfully illustrated by different artists, each city edition is accompanied by fun games and thoughtful details, keeping everyone’s spirit up throughout the trip. Get your hands on these beautifully designed CITIxFamily city guides and unbridle your passion for discoveries!

 

News / November 02, 2016

Back in Stock!
PALETTE 01-04

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Missed out PALETTE 01-04 before? We’re bringing everyone’s favourites from the colour-themed series back on the rack. Whether you are a fan of monochromatic graphics or dynamic play of colours, the four titles — Black & White (Vol.1), Multicolour (Vol.2), Gold & Silver (Vol.3) and NEON (Vol.4) — will intrigue you with the plethora of captivating visual projects ranging from corporate design to art installations. Get your hands on these well-loved titles before they’re gone again!

News / October 19, 2016

Coming soon!
BRANDLife: Cafés & Coffeehouses

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BRANDLife is all about immersive branding driven by the perfect synergy of graphic identities and interior designs. Coming soon in November, the book zooms in on cafés and coffeehouses around the world and reveals to readers the revitalising experience of enjoying specialty coffee accentuated by delightful collateral, furnishings and space design. Through a showcase of 57 coffee spots and six interviews with industry leaders and designers, this book tells how visions are materialised by expertly executed branding projects.

News / October 19, 2016

Coming soon!
INK — The Art of Tattoo

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Coming soon in November, INK delves into the new wave of tattoos and explores what is at the forefront of one of humanity’s most ancient arts. Amassed in the book are some 700 recent and classic flash designs, original patterns and illustrations that encapsulate how tattoo styles around the world have evolved. Readers can start examining the subject by admiring tattoo flashes, then go on to inked bodies modelled for fashion and art projects, and interviews with select tattoo artists — all combined into a handy reference for practitioners and those craving for new tatts.