Helmut Newton was a fashion photographer whose provocative, erotic black and white photos graced the pages of Vogue and many other sophisticated publications. Most of his career consisted of photographing the nude figure and presenting it in the most elegant way. He once quoted: “I had found out that I did not function [...]
When we took a look at the new Eric Curtis photography book, Fallen Superheroes, we were nearly in tears we laughed so hard!! If you are a comic book lover, you will surely enjoy the misfit Superheroes created by the LA-based photographer, with text by Adam Mock and Scott Allen Perry.
“26 Typewriters” is a beautiful project by New York based Exit Creative Company – They commissioned photographer duo Ioulex to capture each machine on 35mm and medium format film shooting more than 150 before narrowing the selection down to the final 26. Typewriter lovers will enjoy their 36-page limited edition book or their prints available now [...]
With the latest book from Victionary, EAT ME: Appetite for Design, eating is no longer a pure experience of smell and taste but rather an effective agency to communicate and engage, an indication of cultural values, lifestyle, artisanship, criticism, aspirations and imagination this present day. While no single aspect of food and
It’s always nice to see some hand-drawn illustrations these days, and in a picture book, no less! Avant-garde publishing house Gestalten has just released Illustrators Unlimited, a 288-page hardcover that presents “cutting-edge illustration talents scouted from around the world”. From established names to fresh up-and-comers, the book reveals an
The “most delicious” design publication of 2012 celebrates design and art for, and from, what is edible. “EAT!” serves week by week inspiration in the form of delicious designs to whet your appetite; with 54 designers, artists and architects illuminating visual trends and special designs from the area of food, drink and nutrition.
Organizational skills aren’t usually something you look for in an artist, but in Ursus Wehrli‘s case, they’re definitely something of value. Famous for his “Tidying Up Art” books, which deliver deconstructions of the works of Van Gogh, Botticelli, Pollock, and many other masters, the Swiss artist and comedian is pushing his visual manifesto for a [...]
Sexual connotation, fantasy or secret meetings, those establishments called ‘Love Hotels’ provide kinky fun for all types seeking sexual adventure. Photographer Misty Keasler traveled Japan to documented the
This limited edition of Fashionary is a collaboration with Hong Kong fashion retailer I.T. It comes in 4 Neon fabric covers, available now for this summer. Featuring Patterns & Flat Drawings, Specs Sheets, Fabric Dictionary, Laundry labels, Seams & Stitches and more. I love their ‘Tommy Ton Street style‘ inspired campaign.
The great DutchDFA network did a video profile of famous graphic designer Irma Boom. Blooms’ has made over 250 books, 50 of which are in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Her ‘Think book’ for a giant coal company has become an international icon of Dutch design. She sees [...]
This June Taschen will release the Helmut Newton Polaroids Book. Newton saved his test Polaroids, allowing a privileged and rare chance to see the tests from a selection of his greatest shoots over a period of decades. Put together by his widow, June Newton, his collection captures the magic of Helmut Newton photo shoots as [...]
Yesterday we were pleasantly surprised to receive these 5 ‘Ridiculous Rules’ books. Written by Anneloes van Gaalen and designed by Lillian van Dongen Torman for BISPublishers. Every Ridiculous Rules book features work that either negates or supports the rule. Fashion, Design, Typography, Advertising and Web Design, each book showcases rules that