News / February 20, 2020
Stockholm Design Lab: 1998-2019
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 / November 22, 2019
BRANDLife: Restaurants & Bars
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 / May 21, 2019
MATERIAL MATTERS: Wood/Metal/Paper/Stone
Whether they are used as a point of reference or the medium of creation itself, materials are integral to artists and designers who seek to explore fresh outcomes, experiment with new techniques, and elicit distinct responses from their audiences. Our new MATERIAL MATTERS series showcases stunning creative interpretations of some of the most common materials around us – namely wood, metal, paper, and stone – by exploring the compelling ways with which their unique characteristics can be cleverly drawn upon or thoughtfully transformed to shape the outcome of an art or design project.
News / February 04, 2019
BRANDLife: Concept Stores & Pop-ups
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 / October 24, 2018
Identity design plays an integral part in shaping the entire experience of a festival or fair even though it is often overlooked. As the first point of contact for potential visitors, it has to convey the right energy and emotion to attract the right crowd in addition to containing all the relevant content.
Graphic Fest shines the spotlight on distinctive identities that successfully express the essence of new and recurring festivals and fairs in creative ways. From logo and type design to environmental settings and custom applications, it is an informative and inspiring resource book that showcases the comprehensive and systematic approach designers and organisers take to bring events to life.
News / March 01, 2017
Less is More — Limited colour graphics in design
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 / October 19, 2016
BRANDLife: Cafés & Coffeehouses
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 / June 20, 2016
Type Hybrid garners modern designs that speak to a multicultural audience. In separate chapters, the book unveils how designers around the world form a new cohesive language by triumphing type designs that are complicated by multilingual information. Be inspired by the comprehensive showcase of logo and visual communication designs that harmonise unique writing systems, identify with multiple cultures and create coherent visual elements for a pleasant reading experience.
News / April 12, 2016
New Retro is a compendium of fashionable designs that draws inspirations from the past. Whether it is to tie our contemporary culture with stories of former times, or simply to manifest a love for the good old days, the profusion of 600 logotypes and emblems and more than 80 comprehensive identities, visual communications, packaging, editorial and interior design projects garnered in this book prove that memories, oldies and aesthetic ideologies are always something we can return to for comfort and warmth.
News / August 14, 2015
Nice To Meet You Again
Business cards, greeting cards and invitations are inspirational bodies of small brand items that constitute an epic medium for brands to impress. Comprising the latest of the above designs, coming soon in September is Nice To Meet You Again, the third of the collection and an indispensable reference for firms and individuals who aspire to be an imposition on their clients’ mind.
News / August 14, 2015
Another chance to grab a victionary classic!
New selection of victionary titles on offer! Once again a riveting range of popular topics, in addition to focused studies on eco designs and Asian designer profiles are projects in varied mediums. Act fast before they’re gone! Check out these titles by topics — Eco-ideas: Love Earth, Designer profiles: Point East, Graphic applications: Tattoo Icons, Stereographics, Art & design projects: Flavour, Graphic Poetry.
News / November 13, 2014
Illustrative Branding — Smashing illustrations for brands
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 / June 11, 2014
Get carried away by graphics that flow
Fluid-inspired graphics stir up splashes of beguiling charm with their unruly form and spirit. Blessed with mutability, ink and paints are let loose from creatives’ hands to perform expected accidents in their work. Collating some 150 fascinating visual projects, Making a Splash: Graphics that Flow showcases how liquid mediums transfigure in brand identities, print & packaging, typography, visual arts and product design.
News / June 01, 2014
The magical potion of fluid-inspired
art & design
Fluid forms offer an insightful source of ideas by their capricious shapes and flexibility. When embodied by mediums as varied as ink, watercolour, paint, acrylic, and digital paintbrush, they create eye-popping designs that are truly unique and remarkable. Stay tuned for Making a Splash: Graphics that Flow, our new title which is about to blow your mind with flowing visuals.
News / May 07, 2014
Back in Stock!
Identity Suite, I Love Bodoni & I Love DIN
Even if you have missed the I Love Type box set, it’s not too late to complete your collection on classic typefaces with I Love Bodoni and I Love DIN now back in stock. Adding to the joy is the return of Identity Suite, a global review of corporate identity applied to stationery items, some of which are specially designed to fulfil specific uses.