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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Type for Type

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What’s in a typeface? If you are a brand trying to stand out and be heard, everything! Type for Type is a thoughtful curation of projects by top foundries and designers from around the world that demonstrate how effectively custom typography can combine creative and commercial ingenuity to elevate visual identities today. Besides technique-related details and type-related content, this book also features compelling conversations with trailblazers in the industry to enrich readers with professional insights and timeless inspiration.

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.

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 / 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.

News / October 24, 2018

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Flora & Fauna

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For thinkers, dreamers, doers, and makers all over the world, nature has been an incredible source of inspiration since time immemorial. This is also why it is often the main subject in the results of their creative ruminations. Flora & Fauna captures this dichotomy perfectly through a stunning showcase of animal- and plant-related design projects and applications, with a special section on logos and icons. It makes a beautiful gift for lovers of the wild, and a compelling point of reference for students or professionals looking to take a leaf or two from some leading design studios’ books.

News / October 24, 2018

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INSTA-PERFECT

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Social media has made photography an essential and highly accessible means of expression for individuals and businesses alike. For brands looking to make a big impact in the digital realm, the smallest of details within a single frame can matter in attracting and engaging audiences from all around the world.

INSTA-PERFECT showcases some of the most stunning work on Instagram today by the creative movers and shakers who excel at compelling compositions, beautifully stylised sets, and clever aesthetical concepts. It also captures the voices of visual experts who offer insightful tips for producing eye-catching images with the power to stop viewers from simply scrolling on by.