Stephen Powers at The Strand
A new zine by Mikael Kennedy. Published by Done To Death Projects.
A look through this 2012 book featuring Jonas Wood’s paintings of the great indoors.
A Thug Notes summary and analysis.
The definitive guide to Stephen Powers and ICY signs’ global public art project.
For more images of the Love Letter project in Philadelphia, click here
If you haven’t read Carson Mell’s Saguaro, do it.
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.
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.
The Outlaw by Peter Schjeldahl
The extraordinary life of William S. Burroughs.
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.
A new book by James Jarvis compiling his daily philosophical comic about “art, being, knowledge, logic and skateboarding.”
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.
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.
This Bruno Munari classic features an illustrated journey into the artistic possibilities of modern design. It’s worth a read—or a re-read.
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.
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A selection of books that you can hopefully find in a bookstore.