News / July 12, 2017

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Handstyle Lettering

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Standing between calligraphy and typography, hand-lettering encompasses both forms while retaining its own character and individuality. Whilst we depend over-abundantly on the digital form and type printing, Handstyle Lettering represents the comeback and resurgence of the titular art. Well recognised for their highly individual styles, 42 artists contributed to the diverse showcase, with custom-creating examples of handwriting for beginners to learn the craft.

 

News / July 06, 2017

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VICTION-VICTION:
What’s That Face / My Adventure / FLIP&FUN

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Sharing viction:ary’s goal to celebrate and inspire creativity, VICTION-VICTION fascinates kids and adults alike! Filled with creative challenges and colourful illustrations, VICTION-VICTION spurs children into crafting, appreciating beautiful things and expressing their imaginative minds through play. Be ready to paint, draw, rub, mix stickers, invent funny stories, solve a puzzle and cast your mind back to your childhood with VICTION-VICTION books and games! Our very first collections include the What’s That Face series, My Adventure series and FLIP&FUN — perfect for parties and family fun!

News / June 09, 2017

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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

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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

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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

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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 02, 2016

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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

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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 / October 19, 2016

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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

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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.

News / September 20, 2016

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Asian Inspiration

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Comprising portfolios of over 40 outstanding artists from both ends of the world, Asian Inspiration examines how they embrace the aesthetic wealth of Asian art for self-expression, voice societal concerns and enhance commissioned work. The book delves into the intriguing sphere of cultural connotations and graphic references and fosters visual dialogues between the region’s philosophies, myths, traditions and popular culture from different times captured in new light.

News / September 20, 2016

Special offer!
Enjoy up to 30% off viction:ary hot titles

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Feeling down that summer is almost over? Another round of our special offer will cheer you up! From select artwork showcase, design infused with the essence of play to food-inspired designs, the list covers popular topics that you’d be keen to explore. Get hold of Flavour, Just Kidding! and EAT ME, marked down by up to 30% while stock lasts. Act fast before they’re gone!

News / August 12, 2016

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CITIx60 City Guides:
Portland / Milan

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The CITIx60 Guide Series are back with two new cities to explore!  Milan and Portland will be joining our previous titles, which include London, New York, Paris, Berlin, Barcelona, Tokyo, Amsterdam, Los Angeles, Hong Kong, Vienna, Stockholm, Melbourne, Copenhagen and Istanbul. The CITIx60 guides bring together local creatives to showcase 60 fantastic spots within the city, whether it be architecture, art spaces, shops, restaurants or the nightlife. With locations that excite even the locals, let CITIx60 Milan and CITIx60 Portland help you explore only the best that the city has to offer!

News / August 12, 2016

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Design Origin: Germany

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Following Design Origin: France is our second edition, Design Origin: Germany, an extensive insight into the diverse visual landscape of German culture. The book exhibits the influence of German roots in contemporary design within the nation. In the form of a carefully curated compilation and of short interviews, Design Origin: Germany highlights the vision, motive and inspiration of over 40 established and emerging individuals from creative fields such as packaging, photography, editorials, illustration and more.

News / August 12, 2016

Special offer!
Enjoy up to 20% off victionary hot titles

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Three of our hot titles are now on offer! From colossal art installations, innovative wayfinding to the sensible typeface developed by Stan­ley Mori­son, the book list covers popular topics that you’d be keen to explore. Get hold of OVERS!ZE, YOU ARE HERE and I Love Type (vol. 8) I Love Times, all marked down by up to 20% while stock lasts!