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New Titles from A–Z

101 Essential Rock Records Kill Your Idols presents Jeff Gold’s: NEW
101 Essential Rock Records Pop Culture | Graphic Design
The Golden Age of Vinyl — From the Beatles to the Sex Pistols
Alongside the big names — Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix, The Rolling Stones, Fleetwood Mac — are lesser-known but highly influential artists including Laura Nyro, The Flying Burrito Brothers, Captain Beefheart and The Stooges. An essay on each album accompanies reproductions of the original vinyl cover artwork, with rare variations from around the world. more...

260 pages, Hardcover, 9 1/2'' x 11 1/2'' (241 x 292 mm), 443 color illustrations, English — $ 39.95


Alive Character Design Haitao Su and Vincent Zhao: NEW
Alive Character Design Graphic Design | Pop Culture | Character Design
For Games, Animation and Film
Follow this lively and entertaining book as it illuminates the basics of effective character design. Whether male or female, animal, monster or alien — certain rules apply that animate the figure and elevate it from a two-dimensional plane. A must for working and would-be animators alike! more...

176 pages, Paperback, 10 1/2'' X 8 1/4'' (267 x 210 mm), 350 color illustrations, English — $ 29.95


Altered Images Compiled by RomanyWG: NEW
Altered Images Photography
New Visionaries in 21st Century Photography
Blurring the boundary of real and surreal, Altered Images features never-before-seen digital photography masterpieces while also giving a voice to the visionaries who created them. RomanyWG is also the author of best-selling photography book Beauty in Decay: The Art of Urban Exploration. more...

240 pages, Hardcover, 10 1/2'' X 10 1/2'' (267 x 267 mm), 200 color illustrations, English — $ 39.95


Banksy: Myths & Legends Marc Leverton: NEW
Banksy: Myths & Legends Street Art & Graffiti
A Collection of the Unbelievable and the Incredible
No single living artist has created as many myths, rumors and legends as Banksy. In his home town of Bristol almost everyone seems to have a Banksy story. Many of the tales in this book are from Bristol and some are from further afield. What they share is that they are all told with the wide-eyed wonder which Banksy inspires. more...

96 pages, Paperback, 6'' X 4'' (152 x 102 mm), 80 color illustrations, English — $ 9.95


Banksy - You Are An Acceptable Level of Threat Compiled by Gary Shove and Patrick Potter: NEW
BANKSY Street Art & Graffiti
You Are An Acceptable Level of Threat
The single best collection of photographs of Banksy’s street work. Period. Banksy — You Are An Acceptable Level of Threat concentrates on this singular artist’s iconic imagery, spanning the late ’90s up until the end of 2011. more...

228 pages, Hardcover, 8 3/4'' x 10 1/4'' ( 210 x 270 mm), 250 color illustrations, English — $ 35.00


Beci Oprin - Journals (Blank Books)

Beci Orpin: NEW
Beci Orpin — Journals (Blank Books) Journals | Note Books
Bear Magic Journal | Lost Girl Journal | Guide Journal | Love Tree Journal | Folk Rabbit Journal | Matryoshka Journal
Field notes or sketches would be right at home within the pages of these highly portable notebooks. No lines will confine your latest musings within the blank pages of these one of a kind designs. more...

80 / 100 pages, 5 3/4'' x 8 1/4'' (DIN A5 / 148 x 210 mm) — $ 7.95 each


Big Brand Theory Sandu Cultural Media: NEW
Big Brand Theory Graphic Design
Case studies for key players such as Adidas, Colette, Converse, Starbucks, H&M, Nike, Isse Miyake, Lacoste, Levi’s, Thonik, UNIQLO, and many more illustrate the crucial design elements essential to crafting a youthful and dynamic corporate identity. more...

256 pages, Hardcover, 8 1/4'' x 11'' (210 x 279 mm), 1,000 color illustrations, English — $ 39.95


Bike Art: Bicycles in Art Around The World Kiriakos Iosifidis: NEW
Bike Art Pop Culture | Bicycle Culture
Bicycles in Art Around The World
Bike Art pays homage to our two-wheeled friend, presenting works created on walls, canvases, paper, pedestals, bikeframes, skin and clothing by an international team of artists. A voyeuristic showcase of the lesser-known aspects of the culture — including festivals, performing arts and good works — rounds out this must-have volume. more...

256 pages, Hardcover, 11 3/4'' x 8 1/2'' (324 x 216 mm), 900 illustrations, English — $ 34.95


The Book of Probes Marshall McLuhan / David Carson: NOW IN PAPERBACK NEW
The Book of Probes (Paperback) Mass Media | Marshall McLuhan
The Book of Probes is a revolutionary book that distills the wisdom and wit of the brilliant man who was first to understand and articulate thoughts on media, privacy invasion, the information environment, and much more. more...

576 pages, Paperback, 6 1/2'' x 7'' (165 x 180 mm), 410 color illustrations, English — $ 19.95


Cement Eclipses: Small Interventions in the Big City Isaac Cordal: NEW
Cement Eclipses Art | Street Art
Small Interventions in the Big City
Isaac Cordal is a sculpture artist from London. His sculptures take the form of “little people” sculpted from concrete in ‘real’ situations. Cordal manages to capture much emotion in his vignettes, in spite
of the little people’s lack of detail or color. He is sympathetic toward his little people and we empathize with their situations, their leisure time, their waiting for buses and their more tragic moments such asaccidental death, suicide or family funerals. more...

256 pages, Hardcover, 8 1/4'' x 5 3/4'' (210 x 146 mm), 180 color illustrations, English — $ 22.00


Closer: Søren Solkær Starbird Søren Solkær Starbird: NOW IN PAPERBACK NEW
Closer Photography | Popular Culture | Music
Søren Solkær Starbird (Paperback)
This is the man who, over the past decade, has taken amazing photographs of many of the world’s leading musicians. Closer is a collection of the works of Soren Solkaer Starbird, a Danish photographer who has risen to astronomical heights in the world of international photography. more...

248 pages, Paperback, 9 3/4'' x 12 1/2'' (248 x 318 mm), 167 color and 22 b/w illustrations,
plus 12 new photographs, English — $ 29.95


Contemporary Chinese Photographic Arts Gu Zheng: NEW
Contemporary Chinese Photographic Arts Photography
A vibrantly printed, oversized coffee table book featuring fifty of the most renowned Chinese photographers currently working in a variety of genres. The pieces presented are unified by the masterful technique of the photographers and, collected together, serve as a multifaceted view into the culture, identity, ideas, and spatial and political concepts of one of the world’s most influential nations. more...

2312 pages, Hardcover, 11 1/4'' x 11 1/4'' (298 x 298 mm), 300 color illustrations, English — $ 75.00


Contemporary Jewelry Art: Innovative Materials CYPI Press: NEW
Contemporary Jewelry Art Design | Popular Culture
Innovative Materials
Contemporary Jewelry Art presents the work of more than forty of the best and brightest young jewelry designers around the world. Their work is not about luxury or even permanence. Rather, the works within focus on the most creative use of common, inexpensive materials. more...

256 pages, Paperback, 8 1/4'' x 10 1/4'' (248 x 318 mm), (210 x 260 mm), 700 color illustrations, English — $ 35.00


Delusional The Story of the Jonathan LeVine Gallery Caleb Neelon: NEW
Delusional Art | Pop Culture
The Story of the Jonathan LeVine Gallery
Widely revered as the “artists’ gallerist,” Jonathan LeVine has nourished a much needed alternative viewpoint within the stilted New York art market. In the pages readers will discover the fascinating backstory that brought this punk kid from Trenton to the hallowed gallery walls of Chelsea. more...

256 pages, Hardcover, 8 1/2'' x 11'' (216 x 279 mm), 350 color illustrations, English — $ 34.95


Designers Universe: The Wow Factor Sandu Cultural Media:: NEW
Designers Universe: The Wow Factor Graphic Design
Inspiration and Experimentation in Graphic Design
This book showcases the output of highly talented designers — from graphic design and typography, to fashion, packaging, product design, photography, art installations and film. Includes engaging interviews with an unparalleled cast of international design studios. more...

272 pages, Flexi-bound, 7 1/4'' x 9'' (184 x 229 mm), 300 color illustrations, English — $ 39.95


Dog Dreams Michael Wertz: NEW
Dog Dreams Graphic Design | Illustration | Pop Culture
Originally printed by hand in a limited letterpress edition of 100 copies at the SF Center for the Book, Dog Dreams is a labor of love from the mind of author, artist, and printer Michael Wertz. The vibrantly colorful, engaging shapes in the book pop out from the page in retro red and cyan that evokes a 60s feel. more...

18 pages, Board Book, 7'' x 7'' (178 x 178 mm), 18 color illustrations, English — $ 14.95


Eat Me: Appetite for Design Eat Me: Appetite for Design
Victionary: NEW
Eat Me: Appetite for Design Graphic Design | Food Packaging
Product. Packaging. Art. Branding. Interiors.
Explore the latest trends through numerous up to the minute case studies, each distinct with regards to product, materials, branding requirements and consumer experience. more...

248 pages, Hardcover in “Chocolate” or “Vanilla”
7 1/2'' x 9 3/4'' (191 x 248 mm), 500 color illustrations, English — $ 39.95


Fashion Hangtag Design Barbara Liu: NEW
Fashion Hangtag Design Graphic Design | Advertising
Hangtags, like business cards, are often the first impression a designer can make; but unlike business cards, which must be handed out, the hangtag is literally connected to a product. A hangtag must present a brand's identity in an instant. more...

290 pages, Paperback, 8 1/2'' x 10'' (216 x 254 mm), 1,000 color illustrations, English — $ 39.95


Flip the Script Christian P. Acker: NEW
Flip the Script Graphic Design | Typography | Graffiti
The most reviled and persecuted form of Graffiti, the Tag, is seldom appreciated for the raw beauty of its skeletal letter forms. Most tags are removed immediately, and thus the casual viewer seldom has a chance to discern the difference between entry level and advanced hand styles. Acker presents the various lettering samples in a clean organized format, giving the material a proper, formal treatment evoking classic typography books. more...

224 pages, Hardcover, 7'' x 9'' (178 x 229 mm), 100s of 2-color illustrations, English — $ 29.95


Marshall McLuhan: From Cliché to Archetype Marshall McLuhan with Wilfred Watson: NEW
From Cliché to Archetype Mass Media | Marshall McLuhan
Six years after the publication of his seminal work, Understanding Media, the Extensions of Man, Marshall McLuhan linked his insights into media to his love of literature and produced From Cliché to Archetype. In these pages, readers learn how to look at stale clichés with fresh eyes, as artists do, and discover that clichés provide the key to understanding Modernism, from the puns of James Joyce to Ionesco’s Theater of the Absurd. more...

144 pages, Hardcover, 7 1/2'' x 7 1/2'' (191 x 191 mm), English — $ 24.95


From UMMMM to DER - Thomas Cmpbell Thomas Campbell NEW
From UMMMM to DER Art | Pop Culture
Recent Works and Installations of Thomas Campbell
This finely produced monograph captures Campbell at home in the studio as well as out and about producing solo shows and installations around the world in Copenhagen, Sydney, Melbourne, Sao Paulo and San Francisco. more...

104 pages, Hardcover, 6 3/4'' x 9 1/2'' (171 x 241 mm), 95 color illustrations, English — $ 29.95


Hands On: Interactive Design in Print Victionary: NEW
Hands On Graphic Design
Interactive Design in Print
Hands On collects a captivating array of the best of today’s interactive design in print — with projects incorporating magnets, stamps, stickers, stitching, pop-outs, scratch-away, paper folding, model building and more! more...

232 pages, Paperback, 7 1/2'' x 7 3/4'' (191 x 248 mm), 900 color illustrations, English — $ 39.95


Head North: The True Taste of Nordic Design Victionary: NEW
Head North Graphic Design
The True Taste of Nordic Design
Head North: The True Taste of Nordic Design is a fresh collection that draws from the highly respected history of “Scandinavian design” to present contemporary graphic design from five Northern countries: Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden. more...

256 pages, Hardcover, 8 1/4'' x 11 1/4'' (210 x 286 mm), 380 color illustrations, English — $ 39.95


Herakut: After the Laughter Victionary: NEW
Herakut: After the Laughter Street Art & Graffiti | Illustration
Herakut: After the Laughter takes an intimate view at the individuals behind the impressive pieces, as well as their dynamic as a team, their interior styles, and their place within the art world. Designed as a scrapbook by Hera and Akut, the title features all new murals, works on canvas, and sketches. more...

208 pages, Hardcover, 8 1/4'' x 10 1/4'' (210 x 260 mm), 350 color illustrations, English — $ 39.95


I Love Futura Victionary & TwoPoints.net: NEW
I Love Type Series (vol.1) — I Love Futura Graphic Design | Typography
Created in the 1920s, it shows the influence of German Bauhaus, and has inspired an army of geometric typefaces in the years since its inception. Futura’s iconic status and simplicity have inspired the designers in this text to push for innovation. more...

160 pages, Paperback, 6 1/4'' x 9'' (160 x 230 mm), color illustrations throughout, English — $ 29.95


I Love Avant Garde Victionary & TwoPoints.net: NEW
I Love Type Series (vol. 2) — I Love Avant Garde Graphic Design | Typography
First designed by Herb Lubalin as a logo, not a typeface, Avant Garde has had a tumultuous history. Once a representation of innovation and singularity, its popularity in the 1970s has given it a distinctly retro connotation in modern times. more...

160 pages, Paperback, 6 1/4'' x 9'' (160 x 230 mm), color illustrations throughout, English — $ 29.95


I Love Bodoni Victionary & TwoPoints.net: NEW
I Love Type Series (vol. 3) — Bodoni Graphic Design | Typography
Designed in 1798 by Giambattista Bodoni, the serif font Bodoni drew inspiration from elements of the English typeface Baskerville and the French typeface Didot, with the result widely-regarded as one of the most influential and easily-recognized typefaces in history. more...

160 pages, Paperback, 6 1/4'' x 9'' (160 x 230 mm), color illustrations throughout, English — $ 29.95


I Love DIN Victionary & TwoPoints.net: NEW
I Love Type Series (vol. 4) — DIN Graphic Design | Typography
Featuring fluent curves and strokes without serifs, DIN, released by Frankfurt’s D Stempel AG foundry in 1923, is minimal in appearance, bold, striking, and highly legible. The design was based on a 1905 typeface for the Royal Prussian Railway Administration and was originally used for schematics and blueprints. more...

160 pages, Paperback, 6 1/4'' x 9'' (160 x 230 mm), color illustrations throughout, English — $ 29.95


Illustrators In & Out Youjia Nie: NEW
Illustrators In & Out Illustration | Graphic Design | Pop Culture
What Moves Them and How They Move Art
Colorful and intimate, Illustrators In & Out examines the interplay between illustration and commerce and the necessary tactics an illustrator must master in order to achieve commercial success. more...

256 pages, Paperback, 8 1/4'' x 10 1/4'' (210 x 260 mm), 600 color illustrations, English — $ 39.95


Impeccable Scene Design For Games Animation and Film Weiye Yin: NEW
Impeccable Scene Design Illustration | Graphic Design | Pop Culture
For Games Animation and Film
Ranging from the basics of concept, perspective and composition to the key components that make up a scene: landscapes, environments, cityscapes, atmosphere and still objects — this book is a
tremendous resource. Includes invaluable advice on client negotiation, tools and software that makes this title a must for students, teachers and practitioners alike. more...

160 pages, Paperback, 10 1/2'' x 8 1/4'' (267 x 210 mm), 280 color illustrations, English — $ 29.95


Interior Pop! Narelle Yabuka: NEW
Interior Pop! Architecture | Interior Design
A Celebration of the Smartest, Trendiest, Quirkiest and Wildest Graphic Interiors
Interior Pop! features spaces which maximize the communication role of interior design within a new visual system, attracting and sustaining our attention with free-style interiors that juxtapose visual art, sculptural installations, graphics, patterns, and spatiality. more...

288 pages, Hardcover, 8'' x 10'' (203 x 254 mm), 250 illustrations, English — $ 39.95


Juxtapoz Illustration 2 Juxtapoz Art & Culture Magazine: NEW
Juxtapoz Illustration 2 Graphic Design | Crafts | Popular Culture
From the irreverent cartoon style of Johnny Ryan, to fine drawings by Josh Cochran marked by precision and depth, to the mysterious miniature universes portrayed by Evah Fan, Juxtapoz Illustration 2 traverses a generous cross section of contemporary illustrators. more...

208 pages, Hardcover, 8'' x 10'' (203 x 254 mm), 200 color illustrations, English — $ 29.95


Juxtapoz Tattoo 2 Juxtapoz Art & Culture Magazine: NEW
Juxtapoz Tattoo 2 Popular Culture | Illustration
By popular demand, Juxtapoz Tattoo 2 expands on a subject very dear to the inked hearts of its readers. Many featured artists emerged at the beginning of Tattoo’s modern renaissance at the end of the millenium, hungry for a new approach, but steeped nonetheless in the traditions of their craft. more...

208 pages, Hardcover, 8'' x 10'' (205 x 255 mm), 250 color illustrations, English — $ 29.95


The King's 6th Finger Jolby & Rachel Roelke: NEW
The King's 6th Finger Popular Culture | Illustration
This utterly charming tale relates the story of King Mortimer, a royal plagued by Obsessive Compulsive Disorder who only finds comfort and ease by surrounding himself with the number 5 — be it 5 knights, 5 moats or 5 points on his crown. Beautifully illustrated in full color and with wonderful rhyming verse, The King's 6th Finger will appeal to all ages. more...

42 pages, Hardcover, 10 1/4'' x 10'' (254 x 254 mm), 54 color illustrations, English — $ 29.95


Logo Talks Jason He: NEW
Logos Talk * (includes a DVD-ROM) Graphic Design | Typography
Interpreting the ever-fluctuating tastes of the marketplace, while staying true to a client’s needs, is one of the toughest challenges a designer can face. This dialogue is illuminated through a series of case studies — voyeuristic glimpses into the design process with some of today’s leading designers. more...

264 pages, Flexibound with DVD-ROM, 7 1/2'' x 10 1/2'' (191 x 267 mm), 1,500 Illustrations, English — $ 39.95
*) previously announced as “Logo Talks”


Logology 2 Victionary: NEW
Logology 2 Graphic Design | Typography
Interpreting the ever-fluctuating tastes of the marketplace, while staying true to a client’s needs, is one of the toughest challenges a designer can face. This dialogue is illuminated through a series of case studies — voyeuristic glimpses into the design process with some of today’s leading designers and design studios. more...

288 pages, Flexi-bound, 8'' x 10'' (203 x 254 mm), 1000s of color illustrations, English — $ 39.95


Design for Green Living Victionary: NEW
Love Earth Design | Graphic Design
Design for Green Living
Collecting some of the best eco-friendly design ever assembled in one place, this book features a variety of design disciplines and media, from graphic and product design to campaigns and installations-all while focusing on the innovation of a select group of designers and visionaries. more...

240 pages, Paperback with Jacket, 7 1/2'' x 9 3/4'' (191 x 248 mm), 400 color illustrations, English — $ 39.95


Marshall McLuhan Media Workbook Marshall McLuhan, with an Introduction by Philip Marchand: NEW
Marshall McLuhan Media Workbook Mass Media | Marshall McLuhan
How do new tools and inventions affect societies? This question, which has become very topical in the face of a worldwide information explosion, was the perennial concern of Marshall McLuhan’s career. Typically, he wanted to know the yet unseen ramifications of new technologies. more...

128 pages, Hardcover, 6'' x 8'' (152 x203 mm), 95 illustrations, English — $ 24.95


Merge: Art + Craft + Design Victionary: NEW
Mastermind Photography | Fashion
Art Directors in Fashion Styling
With a primary focus on fashion photography, MasterMind features the work of 30 of today’s most cutting edge art directors, fashion stylists and photographers. Featured contributors include Anoush Abrar & Aimée Hoving, BLANQ, CHEN Man, Elene Usdin, Erwin Olaf, Jean-François Lepage, Jean-Pierre Khazem. more...

232 Pages, Flexi-bound, 7 1/2'' x 9 3/4'' (191 x 248 mm), 700 Illustrations, English — $ 39.95


The Medium is the Massage: An Inventory of Effects (Centennial Facsimile Edition) Marshall McLuhan & Quentin Fiore: HARDCOVER EDITION NEW
The Medium is the Massage Mass Media | Marshall McLuhan
An Inventory of Effects (Centennial Facsimile Edition)
More than 40 years after its initial publication in 1967, this piquant classic is being released once again in its original hardcover format in celebration of the McLuhan Centenary. The Medium is the Massage remains Marshall McLuhan’s most popular book, perhaps as influential as Understanding Media. more...

160 pages, Hardcover, 6 3/4'' x 11 1/4'' (171 x 287 mm), 72 duotone and 28 b/w illustrations, English — $ 24.95


Merge: Art + Craft + Design Euphemia Toong: NEW
Merge Graphic Design | Crafts | Popular Culture
Art + Craft + Design
Possibly the broadest in scope of any book published on the subject, this title wishes to embrace all media, from the impermanence of food to that most controversial and everlasting of substances, plastic. Artists featured include: Sarah Bridgland, Ghostpatrol, Mark Khaisman, Jum Nakao, Atelier Pariri, Naomi Ryder and Julie Vermeille. more...

240 pages, Hardcover, 8 1/2'' x 10'' (216 x 254 mm), color illustrations throughout, English — $ 39.95


Merge: Art + Craft + Design Modart Magazine: NEW
Modart No. 02 Popular Culture
Highbrow. Lowbrow. Nobrow
In their second volume, Modart coins a new term, “Moussism” to describe a post-everything era in the arts. According to the editors, Moussism is a non-traditional community based movement, which is not limited to a period, place or classical notion of aesthetics, discipline, medium, ideology or style. more...

256 pages, Hardcover, 11'' x 10 3/4'' (280 x 270 mm), 300 color illustrations, English — $ 29.95


Mom & Popism James T. & Karla L. Murray: NEW
Mom & Popism Photography | Graffiti
New York City store fronts have never looked better. Photographers James and Karla Murray reinterpret the shops from their bestselling book Store Front: The Disappearing Face of New York with the help of top street and graffiti artists.
These time-worn institutions were reproduced at close to life-size scale and then painted over by artists such as Blanco, Lady Pink, Zoltron, Dave Cooper and Billi Kid during an art installation presented by Gawker Artists on the Gawker Media roof, with the NYC skyline as its backdrop. more...

20 pages, Boardbook, 12 1/4'' x 6 3/4'' (311 x 171 mm), 50 color illustrations, English — $ 14.95


New Super Identity: The New Era of Creative Branding AllRightsReserved: NEW
New Super Identity Graphic Design
The New Era of Creative Branding
New Super Identity examines brands and their designers that are at the forefront of the new paradigm and reactive to local and cultural needs, as they experiment with new memes and challenge their competitors to do likewise. Over 70 brand stories are featured, including Adidas, Beams, Diesel, Kiehls, Levi’s, Miu Miu, Prada and Yves Saint Laurent. more...

264 pages, Paperback with jacket, 7'' x 9 1/4'' (178 x 241 mm), 900 color illustrations, English — $ 39.95


New York Nights James T. & Karla L. Murray: NEW
New York Nights Photography
Having captured the beauty and charm of New York City’s traditional shops in the bestselling Store Front – The Disappearing Face of New York, James and Karla Murray have returned to the city’s streets once more to expose the city bathed in light. New York Nights thrills us with an outstanding selection of bars & pubs, restaurants and cafes, music venues, and shops, all with historical significance. more...

300 pages, Hardcover, 13 1/4" x 12" (340 x 303 mm), 225 color illustrations, English — $ 65.00


Nightwatch: Painting with Light Noel Kerns: NEW
Nightwatch Photography
Painting with Light
Photographer Noel Kerns specializes in capturing ghost towns, decommissioned military bases, and industrial abandonments by night. His images incorporate two distinct photographic techniques: time-exposure by the natural light of a full moon, and the artful application of artificial light. more...

224 pages, Hardcover, 12'' x 9 3/4'' (305 x 248 mm), 150 coloe illustrations, English — $ 45.00


B.E.A.M.: Visual Tactics in Promotional Design Victionary: NEW
Not For Sale * Graphic Design | Advertising | Promotion
For Promo Only. New Directions in Promotional Design
Covering never before seen techniques, materials, and forms, this title focuses on the ever-changing nature of promotion. From invitations to brochures, portfolios and catalogues, B.E.A.M. captures the innovation necessary to stand out in a competitive world market and demand notice from prospective clients. more...

248 pages, Paperback, 8'' x 10 1/4'' (203 x 260 mm), 220 color illustrations, English — $ 39.95
*) previously announced as “Promotional Design,” later as “B.E.A.M. — Visual Tactics in Promotional Design”


Nuclear Mystic Mars-1(aka Mario Martinez): NEW
Nuclear Mystic Street Art | Graffiti
Mars-1 has a stunning talent and style that leaves much to the imagination. A mixture of the organic, the paranormal sci-fi, his graffiti roots, and the cosmic psychedelic, his artwork resonates as a purely original style composed of abstract forms. more...

144 pages, Hardcover, 8 1/2'' x 11'' (216 x 278 mm), color illustrations throughout, English — $ 29.95


Office Hour Sandu Cultural Media: NEW
Office Hour Interior Design
Replete with photographs and floor plans of offices including such elements as “Company Gym,” “Inspiration Library,” “Concert Venue,” a “Secret Bookcase Door,” “Bike Parking,” “Lunch & Card Table,” and “Game Lounge,” this title is the most comprehensive volume of groundbreaking office design to date and an invaluable resource book for designers. more...

272 pages, Hardcover, 9 '' x 11 1/2'' (229 x 286 mm), 700 color illustrations, English — $ 39.95


One Gear SHS: NEW
One Gear Pop Culture | Bicycle Culture
Converting and Maintaining Single Speed & Fixed Gear Bicycles
The appeal of single-gear bikes is undeniable; creating your own bike by recycling a grimy old road bike — stripping unneeded parts, adapting new components, and perhaps even re-painting — is a rewarding experience. Getting greasy while customizing and building one’s own ride is an essential part of the process. more...

224 pages, Hardcover, 7'' x 9 1/2'' (178 x 235 mm), 150 color illustrations, English — $ 29.95


Oscar Wilde in Paris Herbert R. Lottman: NEW
Oscar Wilde in Paris Lierature | Biography
In his last years in London Wilde’s behavior can only be described as reckless. It was as if he were asking to be caught, and eventually he was caught... The author, Herbert Lottman, who has spent over half his life in France, is best known for biographies of Gustave Flaubert, Albert Camus, Colette, Jules Verne, Man Ray, and the Michelin brothers. more...

260 pages, Hardcover, 6'' x 8 1/2'' (215 x 150 mm), 55 color illustrations, English — $ 24.95


Out of Sight: Urban Art / Abandoned Spaces Compiled by RomanyWG: NEW
Out of Sight Graffiti | Photography
Urban Art / Abandoned Spaces
Not all art craves attention, some of it hides in the secret places — buried treasure out in the urban wilderness. These works are gifts given only to the occasional explorer, found in abandoned factories, warehouses, industrial sites and churches. more...

192 pages, Hardcover, 10 1/2'' x 10 1/2'' (267 x 267 mm), 175 color cllustrations, English — $ 39.95


Overkill: The Art of Tomer Hanuka Tomer Hanuka: NEW
Overkill Graphic Design | Illustration | Pop Culture
The Art of Tomer Hanuka
Compressed visual narratives are Tomer Hanuka’s stock-in-trade. He's an illustrator by occupation, but his book covers, comics and editorial renderings transcend that title. Hanuka is the winner of gold medals from the Society of Illustrators and the Society of Publication designers, and has been featured in numerous magazines. more...

104 pages, Hardcover, 9 1/2'' x 12 1/2'' (248 x 241 mm), 85 color illustrations, English — $ 29.95


Nabokov: Pale Fire - A Poem in four Cantos by John Shade Vladimir Nabokov: NEW
Pale Fire — A Poem in four Cantos by John Shade Literature
Nabokov authority Brian Boyd explains the poem on its and Shade’s own terms, comparing its texture with the best of Shakespeare’s sonnets. Poet R.S. Gwynn sets it in the context of American poetry of its time. Artist Jean Holabird, who conceived the project, illustrates key details of the poem’s pattern and pathos. more...

2 Paperback books in a Deluxe Box, 7 1/4 x 10'', 5 color illustrations, English — $ 35.00


Play! Indoor & Outdoor Sandu Cultural Media: NEW
Play! Indoor & Outdoor Architecture
Contemporary, colorful, and often eco-friendly options are used in the schools and play centers from all over the world that are featured in this book, with projects from designers such as MAD, BP Architects, AIR Architecture, 70oN Arkitektur, Gonzalez Goodale Architects, Geneto, Lev-Gargir Architects, Matali Crasset, Kadawittfeldarchitektur, Baupiloten, and Haugen/Zohar Arkitekter. more...

320 pages, Hardcover, 8 1/2'' x 9'' (216 x 229), 1300 color illustrations, English — $ 49.95


Ryan McGinness: Sketchbook Selections 2000 - 2011 Ryan McGinness: NEW
Ryan McGinness Art
Sketchbook Selections 2000 - 2011
Students, artists, designers, typographers, and collectors can all enjoy this rare opportunity to see McGinness present all aspects of his process, including initial concepts, discarded explorations, and unresolved ideas. more...

256 pages, Paperback, 8 1/2'' x 11'' (216 x 279 mm), 100s of monochromatic illustrations, English — $ 29.95


Ryan McGinness: Sketchbook Selections 2000 - 2011 Ryan McGinness: NEW
Ryan McGinness To-Do List Calendar 2012 Art | Calendar
Ryan McGinness has been self-publishing these unique To-Do list calendars for his personal use for years, and the 2012 calendar is the perfect resource for any artist, designer, or dedicated list-maker to have on his or her own desk. Each day features a different drawing in a large dot at the top center of each day’s page, with 365 unique drawings total. more...

Boxed Calendar / To-Do List Tear-Off Pad, Featuring 365 Unique Drawings by Ryan McGinness
368 bound pages in a cloth box, 4 1/4'' x 11'' (108 x 279 mm), English — $ 24.95


Silkscreen Basics: A Complete How-to Handbook SHS: NEW
Silkscreen Basics Graphic Design
A Complete How-to Handbook
This book gives step-by-step instructions on how to create budget-friendly, successful screen prints at home and is dotted with friendly tips and quips accompanied by hundreds of photos, drawings, and prints. Also included are expert printers’ profiles and insights. Featured artists include Colin Jenkins, Erica Il Cane, Helen Entwisle, Base V., Flight 64, SupaLife in Berlin, and more. more...

224 pages, Paperback, 8'' x 10'' (203 x 254 mm), 400 color illustrations, English — $ 24.95


Skinner: Every Man is My Enemy Skinner: NEW
Skinner Graphic Design | Pop Culture | Illustration
Every Man is My Enemy
Influenced by 80s pop culture, human struggle, myths and violence, dungeons and dragons, and the heavy metal gods, Skinner’s mind is one full of mayhem fueled by a calculated chaos. Skinner’s work has been shown at the Museum of Graphic Design in Breta, Netherlands, the Illustrative Festival in Berlin, Germany, Japan, France, and the states from LA to New York and everywhere in between. more...

172 pages, Hardcover, 8 1/2'' x 11'' (216 x 279 mm), 150 color illustrations, English — $ 29.95


Studio Manual: Ryan McGinness Studios, Inc. Ryan McGinness Studios, Inc.: NEW
Studio Manual Graphic Design | Art
Ryan McGinness Studios, Inc.
So you think you’d like to open a Ryan McGinness franchise in your town? You’re in luck. Mr. McGinness has created an all-encompassing guide to producing original work using his exacting standards. Although often laugh-out-loud funny and created with tongue firmly in cheek, this amazingly well thought out book serves double duty, pointing out what an absurd amount of work goes into building an art career in today’s brand-obsessed world. more...

192 pages, Paperback, 8 1/2'' x 11'' (216 x 279 mm), 100s of illustrations, English — $ 34.95


Suggestivism: A Contemporary Survey of Contemporary Artists Nathan Spoor: NEW
Suggestivism Art | Popular Culture
Suggestivism is the companion catalogue to a vibrantly fresh exhibition presented by Cal State University’s Grand Central Art Center from February to April 2011. The exhibit coins this new art term to refer to a genre of artwork encompassing the rising stars of the contemporary art world. more...

240 pages, Hardcover, 9'' x 12'' (229 x 305 mm), 275 color illustrations, English — $ 34.95


Tiffany Bozic: Drawn by Instinct Tiffany Bozic: NEW
Tiffany Bozic Illustration | Art | Popular Cuture
Drawn by Instinct
As a result of her rural upbringing in Arkansas, Tiffany Bozic inherited a closeness to the natural world, a lifelong imprint that informs her work. Her patron saints, John James Audubon and Ernst Haeckel, provide the artistic inspiration and painstaking attention to details of morphology — whether real, or imagined. more...

192 pages, Hardcover, 10'' x 13'' (254 x 330 mm), 150 color illustrations, English — $ 39.95


Type Image Barbara Brownie: NEW
Type Image Graphic Design | Typography
One of the most comprehensive surveys of type ever published, Type Image showcases contemporary works that challenge the type/image divide. Letters, words, and phrases in Type Image are playfully crafted into landscapes, portraits, objects, or textures and patterns. more...

224 pages, Paperback, 7 1/4'' x 10 1/4'' (184 x 260 mm), 500 color illustrations, English — $ 39.95


Type Player 2 Sandu Cultural Media: NEW
Type Player 2 Graphic Design | Typography
When faced with an empty layout or a new project, this book will kick start your imagination with 256 pages full of inspirational photos. Shunning the boring and predictable, the designers featured in Type Player 2 look to unconventional mediums to enliven type creations, playing with dimension, perspective, and motion. more...

256 pages, Flexi-bound, 8 1/4'' x 11 1/4'' (210 x 286 mm), 750 color illustrations, English — $ 39.95


Typography in Wood Dominiqué Carre: NEW
Typography in Wood (with CD) Graphic Design | Typography
Wood Typography from the 19th Century
The republication of the catalog Spécimen de caractères en bois de la maison Bonnet from the 1860’s demonstrates that letters, like buildings, incarnate the spirit of an age, while preserving a timeless quality that constitutes a lasting source of inspiration. more...

320 pages, Hardcover with CD: 7'' x 7'' (178 x 178 mm), color illustrations throughout, English — $ 39.95


Untitled III Carpet Bombing Culture: NEW
Untitled III Street Art | Graffiti
This Is Street Art
We have previously claimed that Street Art is the most important art movement of our time. It was a deliberately provocative thing to say and we remain unapologetic for it. But the hotly debated question still remains... Is Street Art an extension and evolution of Graff or a corruption of Graff’s pure rebel yell into an easy to swallow rebel lifestyle? more...

192 pages, Hardcover, 9'' x 91/2'' (220 x 241 mm), 237 color illustrations, English — $ 34.95


Unventions: Every Invention has an Equal and Opposite Unvention Carpet Bombing Culture: NEW
Unventions Pop Culture
Every Invention has an Equal and Opposite Unvention
Unventions tell new stories about the things around you — releasing them from the mundane trudge of daily routine to take on epic new roles. When you begin to see them you are set free, and soon you will discover your own. more...

108 pages, Hardcover, 8 1/4'' x 8 1/4'' (210 x 210 mm), 125 illustrations, English — $ 29.95


Up Cycle! Carpet Bombing Culture: NEW
Up Cycle! Design | Interiors
Up-Cycle! features more than 100 “up-cycled” solutions to design scenarios of every type which completely reinvent a wide array of materials and re-channel their basic qualities into inspired new projects — from furniture to outdoor installations to clothing. more...

288 pages, Paperback, 7 1/4'' x 8'' (184 x 203 mm), 300 color illustrations, English — $ 29.95


Van Hamersveld | Coolhous Studio Carpet Bombing Culture: NEW
Van Hamersveld | Coolhous Studio Graphic Design | Pop Culture
50 Years of Graphic Design by John van Hamersveld
In a career spanning 50 years, Van Hamersveld has graced such magazines as Rolling Stone, Esquire and Billboard with his illustrations and designed album covers for bands such as The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Grateful Dead, The Beach Boys, Jefferson Airplane, Kiss and Blondie, all the while experimenting with new media and techniques. more...

304 pages, Hardcover, 9'' X 12'' (229 x 305 mm), 250 color illustrations, English — $ 49.95


Vectorism: Vector Graphics Today Victionary: NEW
Vectorism Graphic Design
Vector Graphics Today
Vectorism examines the state of contemporary vector graphics and its continuing relevance in the design world due to its unique capacity for pattern and color and the great versatility of scale. Artists include Beci Orpin, James Joyce, C100 Purple Haze, ilovedust, BLOW, Matt Lyon, :phunk, Rinzen, Rob Bailey, Steven Wilson, Super Nature Design, and many more. more...

240 pages, Paperback, 7 1/2'' x 9 3/4'' (191 x 248 mm), 900 color illustrations, English — $ 39.95


What’s Weird? David Barnes: NEW
What’s Weird? Pop Culture | Illustration
David Barnes is a multimedia artist and performer who is best known for his work as artist and art director for his brother Kevin’s band “of Montreal.” What’s Weird? is David’s first book, which collects 20 years of his work and brings to light over 100 paintings and hundreds of sketches and doodles unified by a unique style, unexpected characters, dark humor, and an appreciation of the absurd. more...

128 pages, Paperback, 11 3/4'' x 11 3/4'' (298 x 298 mm), 150 color illustrations, English — $ 35.00


World Invasion 10th Anniversary Invader: NEW
World Invasion Street Art
Tenth Anniversary
In 1998 an invasion of the planet earth began, emerging in the form of small space invaders, painstakingly constructed from mosaic tiles and pasted to buildings across France. A selection of the best invasions so far are shown for each country. more...

240 pages, Hardcover, 9 1/2'' x 9 3/4'' (241 x 248 mm), 116 color illustrations, English — $ 39.95

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