The Forgotten Archive

Posted by Fabio 17 December 2013

In the attic of Oslo National Academy of the Arts, a unique collection had been lying forgotten, untouched by time. Rare 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. read more

Delicious Jewels

Posted by Fabio 3 December 2013

Delicious Jewels pairs the jewels of Hemmerle’s vegetable collection with simple and elegant recipes by British chef and celebrated author Tamasin Day-Lewis. Published by Prestel and illustrated with photography by Simon Wheeler. read more

Jo Spence – The Final Project

Posted by Fabio 27 November 2013

British artist Jo Spence’s last body of work, ‘The Final Project’, explores the acute sense of unreality the artist felt following her cancer diagnosis. This well-illustrated volume presents the artist’s meditation on death alongside new essays exploring her importance and legacy. read more

Love American Skin

Posted by Fabio 19 November 2013

American skin covers a nation. The people, the landscape: a surface upon which our eyes play curious, lustful, tragic, and loving. A body of so many histories and so many origins covered by a single American skin. read more

Area: 1983 – 1987

Posted by Fabio 13 November 2013

The fabled New York nightclub Area opened its doors in September 1983 and virtually overnight became the nexus of one of the most vibrant downtown art and club scenes in New York. Despite its short-lived history (it closed in 1987), Area was the place where A-listers from disparate worlds went to see and be seen. read more

Amber, Guinevere, and Kate Photographed by Craig McDean

Posted by Fabio 12 November 2013

With energy and glamour, iconic photographer Craig McDean captures the celebrated evolution of fashion’s biggest muses: Kate Moss, Guinevere van Seenus, and Amber Valletta. With their waiflike frames and unique features that contrasted with the supermodels of the ’80s, Amber, Guinevere, and Kate became the anti-supermodels that, alongside grunge, signified a global shift in culture. read more

Guillermo del Toro – Cabinet of Curiosities

Posted by Fabio 6 November 2013

Guillermo del Toro discusses his new book Guillermo del Toro Cabinet of Curiosities: My Notebooks, Collections, and Other Obsessions. Over the last two decades, writer-director Guillermo del Toro has mapped out a territory in the popular imagination that is uniquely his own, astonishing audiences with Cronos, Hellboy, Pan’s Labyrinth, and a host of other films and creative endeavors. read more

3D and the art of Massive Attack

Posted by Fabio 4 November 2013

3D and the art of Massive Attack by Robert del Naja aka 3D – The first book on the visual history of a band who have sold over 11 milliion records worldwide, compiled and designed by 3D using images from a personal archive and original artifacts scanned by the artist for the record. read more