Over, under, around & through

Photographs by Tim Barber in this 2013 book made from a project commissioned by WACKO MARIA

Painting Letters in a Word Store

Stephen Powers at The Strand

Book signing and Q&A on March 25th

Modern Toss: A Decade in the Shithouse

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Modern Toss are brilliant, so supporting this 560-page “ball-breaking hardback collection of timeless classics and exclusive unseen cartoons” is a must.

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California

A new zine by Mikael Kennedy. Published by Done To Death Projects.

Jonas Wood: Interiors

A look through this 2012 book featuring Jonas Wood’s paintings of the great indoors.

Available here

Lolita

A Thug Notes summary and analysis.

A Love Letter to The City

The definitive guide to Stephen Powers and ICY signs’ global public art project.

Available in a hardcover through First & Fifteenth or in a soft cover through Amazon

For more images of the Love Letter project in Philadelphia, click here

BOBBY BIRD talks about some of his albums

If you haven’t read Carson Mell’s Saguaro, do it.

Obey Burroughs

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William Burroughs would have turned 100 today. To commemorate this, Shepard Fairey collaborated with photographer Kate Simon on a print of the author and cult figure. For those interested, it’s available for purchase tomorrow.

Bacterio Bookends

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TOC Studio produced an edition of bookends in wood and steel with a Bacterio laminate exterior. The laminate was designed by Ettore Sottsass for Abet Laminati in 1978 as an expression of anti-design and the miscegenation of high and low culture. Get them here.

Printables

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The Outlaw by Peter Schjeldahl

The extraordinary life of William S. Burroughs.

Dalston Anatomy

For his new book, Dalston Anatomy, Lorenzo Vitturi took pictures, made sculptures and created collages with materials and objects he found amongst the debris of London’s Ridley Road Market.

Spheric Dialogues

A new book by James Jarvis compiling his daily philosophical comic about “art, being, knowledge, logic and skateboarding.”

Published by Nieves

Dusty

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In the attic of the Oslo National Academy of the Arts, a unique collection had been lying forgotten, untouched for more than 50 years. Consisting of graphic design journals, cases of metal and wood type, books, correspondences between world-famous designers, type catalogues and printing machines dating back to the last century, the collection is now on view in Norway. If you cannot make it to Oslo, be sure to check out the interactive website, which includes images and videos that flip through select books.

Zio / @zioxla

Meat Atlas

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Facts and figures about the animals we eat

Sharing Paths

Sharing Paths is a stunning self-published book by photographer Ruben Brulat, which contains photos of his travels, a map, and excerpts from his journal. The special edition comes boxed in walnut, handmade in his father’s workshop.

 —Zio / @zioxla

Design as Art

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This Bruno Munari classic features an illustrated journey into the artistic possibilities of modern design. It’s worth a read—or a re-read.

The Future of Financial Reports

This book, which features stunning illustrations by Thomas Paster and Roland Vorlaufer, is actually the financial report for the corporate network New Frontier Group. Austrian design agency moodley created the book to illustrate NFG’s ideas, and conceptualized visual analogies that draw on prehistory: examples of extraordinary evolutionary moments are presented side by side with innovative solutions for digital transformation of 21st century enterprises.

California Surfing and Climbing in the Fifties

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A newly-released book featuring photographs of legendary surfers and famous climbers in—you guessed it—1950s California.

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