Tag Archives: Books

The Open Road

The Open Road / David Campany, 2014

The Open Road / David Campany, 2014

And sticking with the theme of photography (what my blog mostly seems to focus on these days…), here is a lovely new book from Aperture, examining the American Road Trip as a theme of 20th century photography. Super nice.

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Book feature: 64GB

64GB / Victionary, 2013

64GB / Victionary, 2013

64GB / Victionary, 2013

64GB / Victionary, 2013

I’m very happy to announce that my work has been featued in this new tome from Hong-Kong based publishers Victionary. 64GB is a compendium of 64 contemporary designers from Great Britain. I’m really honoured to be included alongside some really excellent studios and individuals. Thanks Victionary!

Buy now and get 20% off!

William Eggleston — Chromes

Chromes / William Eggleston & Steidl, 2011

Oh. My. Goodness.

This has flown right to the top of my wish list. An absolutely stunning publication by legendary publishers Steidl – these 3 cloth-covered hardbacks reveal some of Eggleston’s most awe-inspiring shots of the USA from the 60s and 70s.

Don’t waste your time here – a full gallery and write-up is on the Wallpaper* site.

I witnessed the thing up-close in the office last week, and rest assured, the quality of Steidl’s printing and finishing is unbelievable. I want need a copy.

Bicycle Travel Journal

Bicycle Travel Journal / Nigel Peake, 2011

I recently acquired a copy of this new book, from Magma and Laurence King. It’s a beautiful journal for documenting your cycle trips, complete with stats pages, ephemera envelopes, and beautiful illustrations by the genius that is Nigel Peake. Can’t seem to find many pics on the web, but check out Analogue Books and Bike Zone, or just go out and buy a copy.

Review: In The Wilds

In The Wilds / Nigel Peake, 2011

Published by Princeton Architectural Press, this gorgeous hardback is Nigel Peake’s latest collection of drawings, as he lovingly studies the intricacies of his native Irish countryside.

See more spreads and read what I have to say about it below.

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In The Wilds

In The Wilds / Nigel Peake, 2011

I am hugely excited about this, the new release from Nigel Peake. His beautiful, muted, intricate but somehow ramshackle drawings of country scenes make him one of my favourite illustrators working today.

Unit Editions / Total Design

TD 63–73 / Unit Editions, 2011

More lovely-looking stuff from Unit Editions, with their third book on the way soon. TD 63–73 chronicles 10 years of the legendary Dutch studio Total Design, written by studio member Ben Bos.