Inspired by provocative language that has stood the test of time, poetry that captures the beauty of the human experience, and philosophy that drives us to examine and re-examine. This New york based creative studio aims to create book & poetry inspired art and thoughtfully designed gifts that prompt conversations and bring aesthetic joy to everyday objects. Beautiful language deserves beautiful treatment.
My research driven artist book Stationæry progress will be on display in The state library of Queensland’s white gloves room Tuesday 19th alongside Your House by Olafur Eliasson, and Hearsay by Euan Macleod with Ron McBurnie, and more! My work was conducted as part of the Design Finds initiative and looks at how arts & crafts is critical in both Brisbane's heritage, and future. https://www.slq.qld.gov.au/whats-on/white-gloves-experience-art-architecture-and-asia-pacific
Designers often talk about serving customer needs but our actual charge is more layered than that. Brian LaRossa on the fear on both sides of a design pitch: https://dogroup.co/2IGHV9V
“Feck” is the creative tool kit that you need in your life. It is about living and creating freely, without the stress of others expectations or even your own thoughts about being perfect. 80 short chapters of inspiration and thoughtful practices. "Victore believes that normalcy is barbed wire to the human spirit. And questions are the wire cutters. This book is a subversive tool for consciousness raising from a curmudgeonly mystic who doesn't give a shit what anyone thinks, but who is passionately in love with the world."
Attention all German speaking type lovers - check out this book by Ulrike Rausch and Chris Campe - It is a comprehensive guide to type design & font production and looks Epic! Fingers crossed for an English edition soon!
First published in March 2004, Jan Middendorp's “Dutch Type” was received with such huge enthusiasm that it became a Holy Grail for the type enthusiasts. The 3,500 copies of this rich in visuals and information sold out and “Dutch Type” ended up commanding between €400 and $800 for a second hand copy. Now, 15 years after it's first edition Middendorp has self-published a near-identical edition thanks to the massive support through crowdfunding and this is big news for us all.
Iconic graphic and type designer Takenobu Igarashi rose to prominence in the 1970s with his groundbreaking poster designs featuring hand-drawn, three-dimensional typographic drawings. Recognising the design worth in Takenobu’s designs, Volume, are publishing the first book on his work, looking into the designer’s three-dimensional type in forensic detail.
These questions and more in The Creative Stance, an authoritative and innovative contribution to the literature on creativity. Essays and interviews with over 30 high-profile contributors are published here, alongside lavish images of artworks, exhibitions and actions that evidence contemporary creativity. Structured around seven key creative values – imagination, provocation, risk, resilience, rigour, agency and ambiguity – The Creative Stance reflects on the rewards and demands of creative endeavour.
Congratulations Teal Triggs and Leslie Atzmon on the publication of The Graphic Design Reader which sets a new standard for research in the field of contemporary Graphic Design. Taking as its starting point an exploration of the way in which theory and practice and canons and anti-canons have operated within the discipline, the reader brings together writings by important international design critics, including Wendy Siuyi Wong, Dick Hebdige, April Greiman, and Victor Margolin.