News / March 30, 2015

Coming soon! 
Los Angeles, Amsterdam and Hong Kong guides are coming

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Joining the existing 6 CITIx60 guidebooks are Los Angeles, Amsterdam and Hong Kong. Skip the generic information, these pocket size guidebooks are here to share all the little practical information that you need in order to enjoy these three unique cities like the way locals see it. viction:ary have tastfully gathered 60 local creatives to let us in on 60 exclusive spots to eat, shop, get cultured and spend your down time with. Because LA is not just about the big Hollywood sign and Hollywood walk of fame. There is more to discover in Hong Kong than designer shopping in Causeway Bay, and behind the cannabis cafes and red light district, Amsterdam’s art scene is bursting with characters.

News / March 30, 2015

Coming soon! 
Print Matters.

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Special printing effects do not only boost a design’s visual appearance, but also can accurately reflect a brand’s vision, enrich a brochure’s content, communicate ideas and showcase a product’s uniqueness. Forthcoming in April is PRINT MATTERS which examine the cutting edge of printmaking, from brand and book designs, to captivating posters and packaging solutions. Covered techniques include foil stamping, die cutting, thermal prints, handwork, technical folds, and many more.

News / March 30, 2015

Back in Stock! 
Hanzi • Kanji • Hanja is returning!

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HANZI • KANJI • HANJA is coming back due to its popular demand since its first launch in January 2015. A rare edition that collates today’s finest logograms and Chinese character designs, HANZI •€ KANJI €• HANJA celebrates graphic innovations of centuries-old characters through more than 100 winning works gathered from Japan, Korea, Taiwan, China, Hong Kong, and so on. Keep an ear to the ground and you can surely get your hands on this well loved title.

News / January 27, 2015

10,000 Likes! 
24 Hours Free Shipping

Join us to celebrate our 10,000 facebook-likes milestone and enjoy Free Shipping on any purchase you made at victionary.com this Friday! We know it’s not easy to win your support, and we’re just so thrilled that so many of you — over 10,000 followers — would wish to keep an eye on how we’re doing through Facebook! Make sure you know what you want to get because this special offer only lasts for 24 hours (January 30, 2015: 0000-2359, HKT or UTC+0800). Free Shipping offer 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 / December 31, 2014

Next Up! 
Time for storytelling HANZI

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Hanzi weaves intriguing pictures and sounds. Modern Chinese character designs have demonstrated excellent skills at crafting ideas and visualising abstract concepts within complicated forms. New title HANZI • KANJI • HANJA compares recent winning hanzi-integrated logos and graphics that celebrate traditions in modern context. Stylistically categorised chapters of logo designs and applications offer a close cultural insight into the art of strokes and structure of characters, custom-designed for books, movies, campaigns, brands and more.

News / December 31, 2014

It’s a new beginning! 
Begin 2015 with Fond Memories

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Year 2014 has been amazing, and let’s begin 2015 with some sweet recollection. Over the past year, we’re proud to have made bold and rewarding attempts like launching CITIx60 City Guides and CITIx60 Art Print Project, made a splash with Making a Splash, filled the I Love Type Box with Helvetica and Times, added a sweet Pastel to the beautiful PALETTE collection, read some Comics , played with Digits and Illustrations in branding projects. This won’t be possible without you, your encouragement and support. Thank you all, and please stay tuned for more great projects from victionary. All the best for New Year!

News / December 31, 2014

Talents wanted!
Openings for Design & Editorial desks

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viction:ary is accepting applications from creative minds for design and editorial positions, both on a full-time and freelance basis. Editorial positions include design and lifestyle writers, editors, and translators who can translate from languages (Japanese, Korean, Russian, Portuguese, Italian, etc.) into English. Other opportunities available cover lifestyle photographers and project coordinators preferably with relevant experiences and a strong network in the creative field. viction:ary and viction:workshop ltd is an independent, creatively-driven publisher who values originality and innovation. If you are a dynamic thinker with a passion for design and publishing, check here for details.

 

News / December 30, 2014

Out now!
CITIx60 Art Print Project

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Recap your journey in signed and numbered limited CITIx60 Art Prints! Specially commissioned for CITIx60 City Guides, selected illustrated maps are exclusively available on viction:ary.com as high quality art prints, in an edition of 60 respectively at A1 and A2 formats. Exaggerated details produced at gallery quality will enable collectors re-explore the distinctive landscapes of Tokyo, Paris and Berlin, whether you live or love to travel in these creative capitals. CITIx60 Art Print Project is an extension of CITIx60 City Guide, a creative collaboration between viction:ary and skilled artists. All CITIx60 Art Prints are signed and numbered, published after the city guides.

News / December 02, 2014

That’s a wrap! 
All purchases come with a foiled bauble!

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All purchases come with a foiled bauble! Our special Christmas gift wrapping is the perfect addition to the fruitful year 2014’s close. Available with three designs, a complimentary cardboard bauble with foiled wishes will accompany a charming red-and-white tie and wood grain textured wrapper for each purchase made at victionary’s online shop. Be it a pleasant surprise for close family members or friends living nearby or afar. Christmas gift wrapping is only offered to transactions made by the end of December, 2014.

News / December 02, 2014

Bargain! 
Enjoy up to 40% off beautiful victionary titles

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Enjoy up to 40% off all thoughtfully edited, designed and produced victionary titles that are just as enjoyable to read as a classic Christmas tale. Even the newest title Illustrative Branding and CITIx60 City Map Art Prints are available at discounted price. Whether you’re a new parent, design buff or globetrotter, you’ll find your thing on our online store. Also look out for CITIX’MAS Bundle Offer. Year end promotion lasts till December 31, 2014.

News / December 02, 2014

Merry CITIX’MAS!
Top your travels with CITIx60 bundle offer!

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Enjoy CITIX’MAS Bundle Offer and top your travels with all six CITIx60 City Guides at a bargain price. Equal to buy-5-get-1-free, and specially dedicated to this holiday season, CITIX’MAS Bundle Offer features the first six of the CITIx60 City Guide. Introducing the creative capitals anew with an artistic edge, these guides covering Barcelona, Berlin, London, New York, Paris and Tokyo will be a perfect reward for your year long hard work or an endearing festive gifts for your family and friends. Act fast, as the bundle offer ends with the year 2014.

News / November 13, 2014

Out now!
Illustrative Branding — Smashing illustrations for brands

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ILLUSTRATIVE BRANDING takes you on a beguiling journey through nearly 100 stellar projects and in-depth case studies on illustrated identities conceived for eateries, fashion labels, skincare products, enterprises, and many more. From delightful packaging, to tongue-in-cheek restaurant setting guarded by otherworldly creatures or serene naturescapes, all contributes to the whole of the brand experience, some even lure consumers into collecting tactile applications of the brand.

News / October 16, 2014

Back in Shop!
Explore creative cities’ best with CITIx60 guides!

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Get a fresh view of Barcelona, New York, London, Paris, Berlin and Tokyo with insiders’ advice in CITIx60 city guides. Gathering 60 local creatives’ views and tips for visiting their favourite spots, these travel advisors will quench your thirst for art and design, local fare and amusement alongside essential information and map links. Each guide is wrapped in a beautifully drawn map to recap your trip.

News / October 07, 2014

October offer #2:
Missing Futura, Avant Garde & Franklin Gothic?

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Enjoy October offer with 20% discount on I Love Futura (Vol.1), Avant Garde (Vol.2) & Franklin Gothic (Vol.6) till the end of the month. Masterly produced with Spanish type expert TwoPoints.Net., the I Love Type series is witness to the fashionable comeback and revival of time-honoured typefaces in contemporary design. The collection also features Bodoni (Vol.3), DIN (Vol.4), Gill Sans (Vol.5), Helvetica (Vol.7) and Times (Vol.8).

News / October 07, 2014

Out now!
Comics Feeeever!! — Comics in art and design

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Comics Feeeever!! uncovers the power of comics in art and design. With superheroes, classic toon characters and visual effects, 39 artists and designers blend imagination and reality loaded with wit, fascination, hope, and lust. Profoundly influenced by childhood reads and anime films, these creators from various cultures and backgrounds provoke thoughts relevant to different walks of life, connecting pop culture with high-art, childhood muses with current affairs, and fictional heroes with real ones.

News / October 07, 2014

“Here we are!”
victionary books at Frankfurt Book Fair 2014

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Find victionary books at the Frankfurt Book Fair, Hall 4.1 booth J95, opening this Wednesday October 8, 2014. At this once-a-year gathering of world publishers and booksellers, victionary will present our recent titles (and forthcoming ones) so be sure you come take a peep at them and share your thoughts. Book fair closes Friday October 12.