Posts Tagged ‘Print’

The Southern Sky Silkscreen Print

The Southern Sky Silkscreen Print

The Map No. II - The Southern Sky silkscreen print by German designer Steffen Heidemann and Viktoria Klein is an amazing depiction of the southern sky in all its glorious details. The handsigned artwork stellar map is manually pulled on solid-colored Gmund Color System, 200g/m2. The first run is limited to 500 pieces. ❚…

Aperture Magazine Anthology: The Minor White Years, 1952-1976

Aperture Magazine Anthology: The Minor White Years, 1952-1976

We're all curious about the origin, about the first steps of what started to be where before there was nothing. Published on the occasion of its sixtieth anniversary, this is the first ever Aperture Magazine Anthology (ISBN 978-1597111966, $39.95). This long-awaited overview provides a selection of the best critical writing from the first 25 years …


Underwater Dogs (Book) – The Ballet Of Bared Teeth And Bubbles, Paddling Paws, Fur And Ears

Underwater Dogs (Book) – The Ballet Of Bared Teeth And Bubbles, Paddling Paws, Fur And Ears

We all have seen the underwater dog photos by Seth Castell at the beginning of this year. Now it is available as coffee table edition, the Underwater Dogs (Little, Brown and Company, ISBN 978-0316227704, $19.99), the exuberant, exhilarating photographs of dogs underwater that have become a sensation. In more than eighty portraits by award-winning pet …

Don't Eat The Yellow Snow

Don’t Eat The Yellow Snow

The book Don't Eat The Yellow Snow (ISBN 978-9063692889, $22) is a collection of Pop Music wisdom. The headline of this post for example is from Frank Zappa's 1974 Apostrophe (’) album. The song titles are beautifully hand painted by the designer Marcus Kraft and are featured with a striking quote from the songs lyrics. There …

Punch The Camera Photography Zine

Punch The Camera Photography Zine

Punch The Camera originally began in 2009 by four friends inspired by snowboarding, photography, and stories of adventure. Keeping the original concepts in mind, Justin Parkhurst decided to recreate Punch The Camera as a bi-annual photography zine. PTC is about bringing together photographers, established and unknown, who have a story to tell with their images. …


Botanica - Secret Floral Landscape Of Cities

Botanica – Secret Floral Landscape Of Cities

Following the success of his first monograph with The Velvet Cell (released March 2010 and now Sold Out), Dutch photographer Sander Meisner returns with a work reinterpreting the urban landscape. His exploration of the secret floral landscape of cities in Botanica (Limited Edition of 500, ISBN 978-1-908889-00-3, roughly $30) offers a new perspective on the …

To The Past By Nobuyoshi Araki

To The Past By Nobuyoshi Araki

Nobuyoshi Araki is perhaps the most prolific photographer of all time, yet all the while, he remains best known in the West for much of his highly charged and provocative nude works. From high art, through to commercial commissions, fashion shoots, and vivid still lifes, the scale of Araki’s range of work is unsurpassed. In …

Nocturnes – 6 Different Photographic Journeys Into The Night

Nocturnes – 6 Different Photographic Journeys Into The Night

Nocturnes (Print run 600 copies, $92) is a unique box set of 6 books with silkscreened covers in slipcase by the new photography group AM projects and published by dienacht Publishing. These books are printed using different papers for each photo essay – one even has an enormous fold-out poster. All come originally fused together spinally …


Roe Ethridge's Le Luxe, A Balance Between Analogue And Digital

Roe Ethridge’s Le Luxe, A Balance Between Analogue And Digital

American artist Roe Ethridge's latest book Le Luxe (Mack Books, ISBN 978-1-907946-08-0, $55) comes in a second printing of the now out-of-print first-edition with improved reprographics, new linen and end papers. It takes its title from the French "C'est pas du luxe", an ironic phrase which alludes to the superfluous nature of luxury whilst proclaiming …

Drifting Decade Of Snowboarding

Drifting Decade Of Snowboarding

After ten years of documenting the snowboarding scene, photographer Daniel Blom now sums it up in Drifting Decade (ISBN 978-91-637-0614-1, $TBA), a hardcover 240 page book portraying some of the most influential riders of the 21th scenery, on and off the mountain. Mixing documentary style images with crisp action and snapshots, this book presents the …

Found Photos In Detroit

Found Photos In Detroit

Found Photos In Detroit (Cesura Publish, ISBN 978-88-906328-3-9, roughly $62) is a selection of the archive of photography collective Cesuralab of photos the photographers found on the streets in Detroit from 2009-2010. The idea of the project isn't new, take for example the found photographs from the areas hit by last year’s earthquake/tsunami in Japan. …


The Burning House Book Project

The Burning House Book Project

Last year Foster Huntington's Tumblr project went viral like a wildfire. Your house is burning. You have to get out fast. Suddenly you are forced to prioritize, editing down a lifetime of possessions to a mere handful. Now you must decide: Of all the things you own, what is most important to you? The practical? …

The OKSU Digital Data Printer Delivers Visuals And Virtual Links

The OKSU Digital Data Printer Delivers Visuals And Virtual Links

Nowadays it's not easy to remember all the useful sites you've visited and articles you've read. And it is almost impossible to remember it accidentally - we all tend to forget things that are not in front of our eyes. OKSU is a compact cube-shaped data printer concept by Alex Zhulin that instantly prints Post-It sized cards …


Type Matters!

Type Matters!

What does all the confusing terminology about ink traps, letter spacing and visual centring mean, and what are the rules for good typography? Type Matters! (Merrell Publishers, ISBN: 978-1-8589-4567-5, $29.95) by graphic designer and a senior lecturer (Staffordshire University) is a must-have for every serious typographer and anyone who wants to dig deeper into the …

Interview: Joel Evey - Art Director Urban Outfitters

Interview: Joel Evey – Art Director Urban Outfitters

Joel Evey is a Designer based in Philadelphia and being Urban Outfitters print art director for a while now. He's the man responsible for some fancy and high quality print products for them. Evey combines well thought out considered design and typography with images to create exciting pieces of work. PROFILE Name: Joel Evey Age: 29 …

Shadowplay by Sara Farid Amin

Shadowplay by Sara Farid Amin

Shadowplay (The Velvet Cell, ISBN 978-1-908889-03-4, $11) by Iranian photographer and graphic designer Sara Farid Amin is a series of photographs, focusing on the buildings and cityscapes in her hometown – Tehran – on weekend mornings when it was quieter and devoid of so many people. What is particularly interesting about Amin's photographs is her …


Metalheads - The Global Brotherhood

Metalheads – The Global Brotherhood

Over the last three years, Jörg Brüggemann, member of the respected agency Ostkreuz, travelled to Argentina, Brazil, Indonesia, Malaysia, Egypt, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and the United States to photograph these fans known as metalheads. In some of the resulting portraits, it looks as if Brüggemann not only travelled to different countries but back in time …

Relics Of The Cold War

Relics Of The Cold War

Relics Of The Cold War (Hatje Cantz, ISBN 978-3-7757-2534-7, €35) by Martin Roemers is an older work. Roemers wrote back in summer 1983, "I’m on holiday with a friend in Germany. We’re walking through a wood in an easterly direction. It must be there. Through the trees we see something grayish. We can’t go any …

Sequentially Yours by Elliott Erwitt

Sequentially Yours by Elliott Erwitt

In this unique book entitled Sequentially Yours (Taschen, ISBN 978-3-8327-9578-8, $85), photographic legend and gifted storyteller Elliott Erwitt presents a series of vignettes—juxtapositions of two or more images made within short intervals—he gives you a sense of what happens next, the end point being sometimes comic, sometimes poignant, and often with a wink. "The characters …


Landscape Reduced To Elemental Shapes

Landscape Reduced To Elemental Shapes

Over the last decade, Michael Levin has gained international attention for his sharply-observed black and white photographs. His book Zebrato (Dewi Lewis Publishing, ISBN: 978-1-904587-70-5, $45) is currently in its second run. Barry Dumka writes about Levin, "The lure in a Michael Levin photograph is simplicity but its logic comes from a more complex awareness …

Fish-Work - The Bearing Sea by Corey Arnold

Fish-Work – The Bearing Sea by Corey Arnold

The photographs in FISH WORK - The Bering Sea (Nazraeli Press in conjunction with Charles A. Hartman Fine Art, ISBN 978-1-59005-306-5, $65) by photographer and Alaskan commercial fisherman Corey Arnold capture moments from Arnold’s grueling retreats as a crew member aboard a fishing boat to the Bering Sea. The book, his life long project, has …

Places, Strange and Quiet by Wim Wenders

Places, Strange and Quiet by Wim Wenders

Wim Wenders—painter, actor, writer, and one of the most successful contemporary filmmakers around—has assembled a fascinating series of large-scale photographs taken from 1983 to 2011 in countries all over the world, gathered in the exquisite volume Places, Strange and Quiet (Hatje Cantz, ISBN 978-3-7757-3148-5, €24.80). His image repertoire of neglected industrial buildings, vacant lots, cemeteries, …