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 / March 02, 2019

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The Typefaces

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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.

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 16, 2019

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One Year in New York

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What is it like to live for One Year In New York? Darcel Disappoints tells it like it is in our upcoming release by renowned artist and illustrator Craig Redman, whose semi-autobiographical creation has been making waves online and offline for over a decade. Experience the highs and lows of life in the Big Apple through his cynical, comical, and all-too-relatable diary-style musings on the euphoric, the mundane, and everything else in between.

News / February 04, 2019

SHIPPING NOTICE
We a-pork-logise in advance!

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While we always try our best to deliver your books on time, you may experience some delays over the Chinese New Year public holidays. As this is out of our control, we thank you for your kind understanding and wish you a happy Year of the Pig!

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 / February 04, 2019

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DESIGN{H}ERS

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The last few years have been encouraging and exciting for women around the world. While there is a lot more work to be done in the creative industry when it comes to diversity and representation, more talents are being seen as more voices are being heard. In recognising all their amazing work and how far they have come, DESIGN(H)ERS celebrates some of the top women in design today by featuring their personal experiences, work, and dreams. With a foreword by Roanne Adams of RoAndCo Studio and interviews by luminaries Jessica Walsh from Sagmeister & Walsh, Verònica Fuerte of HEY, Yah-Leng Yu of Foreign Design Policy Group, and Hattie Stewart, it is 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 / January 17, 2019

WE’RE HIRING!
Editorial Intern / Design Intern

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Do you love design, books, AND design books? Come work for our Hong Kong studio as an editorial intern or a design intern! If you are full of ideas and enthusiasm with an eye for detail, a love of learning, a passion for print, as well as a valid Hong Kong ID, please send your CV / portfolio to work@victionary.com

News / December 03, 2018

Special offer!
FREE X’MAS GIFT WRAPPING

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Special delivery incoming! If you’re sending a package from us as a gift for your loved ones (or even yourself – we won’t judge!), be sure to get it gift-wrapped for FREE. Just leave us a note in the remarks box before paying for your order, and let the countdown to gifting season begin! (P.S. The gift will be wrapped as per our photo, with no other option/colours available.)

News / December 03, 2018

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HOLIDAY SALE 2018

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’Tis the season to be jolly, so why not spread your love for books with our ho-ho-holiday sale? No queues, no fuss – just visit our online store to enjoy up to 30% off selected victionary and VICTION-VICTION releases. Want your package delivered as a gift? Simply ask for our FREE X’mas gift wrappingHappy shopping!

News / November 20, 2018

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OMG! 3-DAY SALE

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Calling all book lovers! It’s Thanksgiving + Black Friday weekend, so why not treat yourself and your loved ones to gifts full of inspiration and imagination? Whether you go for our latest Victionary bestsellers or timeless children’s titles under VICTION-VICTION, enjoy 25% OFF orders over US$90 from 21 to 23 November 2018. Happy shopping! (Coupon code: OMGSALE18)

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 16, 2018

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ON THE ROAD TO VARIABLE

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Technology has made the world of typography more exciting than before. While the legacies of classical type designers will always be respected and revered, the 2016 update to the OpenType specification online has paved the way for the new generation of digitally-savvy creatives to explore and experiment with new fonts across mediums. Curated and written by renowned design agency TwoPoints.Net, ON THE ROAD TO VARIABLE will showcase an inspiring array of projects and interviews with those who fearlessly push the boundaries and embrace the new frontier of type – the future of graphic design.

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 / November 08, 2018

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BRANDLife: Concept Stores & Pop-ups

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There is more to a concept store or pop-up than the products on display. Although they differ in lifespans and technical definitions, both spaces serve to form, nurture, and strengthen brand-customer connections in meaningful ways that cannot be done solely online. In our upcoming release under the popular BRANDLife series, find out how discerning studios around the world are creating authentic and delightful retail experiences through cleverly-designed visual identities and interiors; resulting in robust eco-systems built upon philosophy, style, and possibilities.