News / February 20, 2020

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Stockholm Design Lab: 1998-2019

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Stockholm Design Lab (SDL) presents a visual treasure trove of ideas in its all-new eponymous monograph spanning 20 years of creative excellence. As a leading studio that has left a lasting impact on a variety of entities and industries around the world, its >500-page retrospective offers an insightful journey through some of its best projects so far, whether it is designing money, a race car, or for the Nobel Prize. An invaluable source of inspiration and knowledge for creative professionals and students, the book is essential reading for those looking to learn and grow in the footsteps of greatness.

News / February 20, 2020

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DOT LINE SHAPE

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Skill and style may matter when it comes to design and illustration, but most visuals typically began as a fundamental element that was enhanced or expanded into an aesthetically pleasing and meaningful piece of work. Whether they serve as simple points of focus or building blocks for complex patterns, these elements present countless possibilities when combined with purpose and principles like contrast, balance, rhythm, and white space. DOT LINE SHAPE is an eye-catching curation of projects from around the world that manifest the three elements in inspiring and ingenious ways. No matter how trends or platforms change over time, they serve as timeless components that provide designers and artists with infinite means of expression to make a lasting impact.

News / February 20, 2020

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Moving

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Relocating can be stressful for adults and children alike – even more so if it involves moving away to a different country. The change in environment can be isolating and take a heavy toll on one’s emotions, particularly affecting the young. Inspired by her own nomadic childhood, Eugenia Mello tells the story of a young and lonely Sofi who eventually finds her footing within her new community through music and dancing. Besides its simple yet compelling narrative, Moving also features charming illustrations that reflect the beauty in the author’s experiences and perspectives.

News / December 06, 2019

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PALETTE mini Series 01-03: Black & White / Multicolour / Gold & Silver

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Need some colour-based #inspo? Our best-selling PALETTE series now comes in a ‘flip-friendly’ format. Packed with the same timeless visual inspiration of their original editions, PALETTE Mini 01 – 03 (Black & White, Multicolour, and Gold & Silver) have been redesigned into three books of over 600+ postcard-sized pages each for instant doses of design stimuli. With several new projects added to the existing mix of featured work, they make a compelling reference collection to start afresh, whether you love creativity, design, or colour in general!

News / December 06, 2019

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Stockholm Design Lab: 1998-2019

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Driven by ‘simple, remarkable ideas’, Stockholm Design Lab (SDL) has been transforming brands and businesses as one of the leading design agencies in the world since 1998. From developing visual identities for the NIO Formula E race car and the Nobel Prize to defining creative approaches for adidas and IKEA, its body of work is as diverse as it is distinct and delightful; spanning various mediums to capture hearts and minds across all walks of life.

To mark its 21st year in the industry, the studio has compiled a special monograph with over 500 pages of exclusive insight into its creative inspiration, processes, and portfolio. Featuring behind-the-scenes anecdotes, early-stage mock-ups, and never-seen-before images for some of its most renowned client projects to date, the book will serve as timeless inspiration for aspiring and working designers alike.

News / November 22, 2019

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BRANDLife: Restaurants & Bars

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Although the taste and quality of the food and beverages served matter when it comes to dining out or drinks after dark, anticipation and ambience is essential to overall enjoyment. BRANDLife: Restaurants & Bars demonstrates how effective graphic identities and interior spaces are in building compelling brand narratives and creating the perfect setting for new stories, memories, and relationships. Featuring conversations with NoHo Hospitality Group, A Work of Substance, Glasfurd & Walker, DA Architecture & Design, and Masquespacio, the book showcases a curation of stunning visual identities and Instagram-friendly establishments where the menus perfectly complement the milieus.

News / November 18, 2019

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Botanical Inspiration

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Besides being the basis of Earth’s survival, plants have also always been an important source of creative inspiration, ingenuity, and expression. From global explorers like Sir Joseph Banks who recorded never-seen-before species to impressionist painters like Édouard Manet who captured the subtle beauty of the everyday, many artists and illustrators have used flora as a powerful means to convey the essence of our very existence. Botanical Inspiration is a visual collection of nature in art and illustration by talented creatives around the world today spanning a variety of techniques and styles. It makes the perfect resource book for aspiring or working creatives, and a gift for lovers of nature and the wild.

News / November 06, 2019

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PALETTE mini 01-03 (Black & White, Multicolour, Gold & Silver)

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viction:ary’s PALETTE colour-themed series remains one of the most sought-after sources of reference for designers around the world. Its first three editions – Black & White, Multicolour, and Gold & Silver – form the basis of a classic collection that continues to be relevant and reliable through the variety of compelling projects featured. To meet the ever-changing demands of creative practitioners today, these books have been repackaged and redesigned under the all-new PALETTE Mini series. With the addition of several new projects to enrich content further, readers will now be able to flip through over 600 postcard-sized pages of instant visual inspiration per edition. Upon release, you will be able to buy the books individually or as a bundle!

News / September 20, 2019

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Type for Type

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Due to the challenges and complexities affecting the business world today, modern brands have to find eye-catching but effective ways to stand out. To this end, custom typefaces are being utilised by forward-thinking companies to establish powerful visual identities and build lasting legacies. Type for Type features some of the best custom type solutions from designers and studios all around the world such as Anagrama, Craig Ward, Kurppa Hosk, Neubau, and Pentagram – complemented by insightful conversations with luminaries from Monotype, Dinamo, Grilli Type, Sharp Type, and Colophon Foundry to inspire creative professionals and clients alike.

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 / July 23, 2019

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BRANDLife: Restaurants & Bars

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What makes a restaurant or bar worth 5 stars? Besides the impeccable quality of F&B served and warm hospitality by staff, its visual identity and interior design also play a crucial role in ensuring that your dining and drinking experience is a welcoming and memorable one – whether it is your first visit or not. Our latest edition of BRANDLife looks into the most effective and eye-catching graphics and spatial solutions for some of the best restaurants and bars around the world with the power to transport its patrons to another time and place.

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 / 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.