Archive for the 'Books' Category

Counter Print

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COUNTER PRINT

BOOKS Counter-Print contacted to let us know about the release of their first book, Robert Samuel Hanson: 140 Colour Images. Looks like a great book filled with lots of inspiration.

Subversion in Typography

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SUBVERSION IN TYPOGRAPHY

BOOKS Function, Restraint, and Subversion in Typography is a new book released by Princeton Architectural Press that explores the innovative posters, books, signage, and other forms of print design by such well-known designers as Daniel Eatock, Experimental Jetset, and Spin to name a few.

Vintage beer book

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VINTAGE BEER BOOK

BOOKS Beer: A Genuine Collection of Cans, offers a peek into the last century of beer culture, exploring what we drank, how we drank it, and why we picked it off the shelf.

Naive

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NAIVE

BOOKS Naive: Modernism and Folklore in Contemporary Graphic Design looks like a great book with some awesome inspiration.

McGraw-Hill Covers

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MCGRAW-HILL COVERS

BOOKS Check out this small collection of some pretty great McGraw-Hill book covers.

The Story of Eames

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THE STORY OF EAMES

BOOKS A beautiful set of books feature the amazing work of Charles & Ray Eames.

Packaging Design Book

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BOOKS Taschen’s Packaging Design Book is coming out soon. I love the bright yellow cover!

From here to there

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FROM HERE TO THERE

BOOKS Just got sent a copy of From Here to There. It’s a rather nice collection of detailed hand drawn maps. If you’re in town, there will be an event 9/15 at the NY Public Library to celebrate the release.

Lists

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LISTS

BOOKS I just got this book titled, Lists, in the mail the other day. It’s a unique firsthand account of American cultural history that augments the personal biographies of some of the most celebrated artists of the last two centuries.

Obsessive Consumption

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THE LOCAL PAPER

BOOKS I’m excited to get a hold of a copy of Kate Bingaman-Burt’s new book, Obsessive Consumption: What Did you Buy Today?. This book contains a selection of drawings of things that she’s purchased throughout the past 3 years. It documents a celebration of beauty in everyday things. From the illustrations, you really get a personal sense of who Kate is.