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Have No Fear {Pearlfisher}

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Pearlfisher is set to further celebrate it’s double decade of design with the launch of a book entitled ‘Have No Fear’. The ‘Have No Fear’ book is a collaborative work that has been designed, written and produced by Pearlfisher’s studios in London and New York. It is a celebration of graphic design and is made of 20 powerful beliefs that have defined Pearlfisher as an agency over the last 20 years. Each of the 20 […]

Wisdom for your wall

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YATMM

You might remember that back in November Believe in treated us to a new publication they’d been working on called You Are The Map Maker, a book in which Australian author and blogger Bernadette Jiwa invited 13 creative entrepreneurs to offer advice to those just starting out, through a collection of articles (have a butchers when you get a mo). Well here’s the scoop – YATMM has launched a series of 12 typographic posters based on the project […]

MADE Quarterly

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You may remember last month, when we had a chat with Hunt Studio & Process Journal founder Thomas Williams, he let slip about an upcoming project. Well, today it’s been unleashed. This latest shelf candy, MADE, focuses on inspirational people from around the world who create incredible things, including but not limited to, industrial design, architecture, fashion, interior design, photography and the culinary world. MADE gets inside the heads of those individuals to find out […]

Explorations in Indexing

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Index, the Auckland based design studio founded and run by Jonty Valentine and Amy Yalland, have just published their first book, ‘Explorations in Indexing‘. And what an exquisite piece of shelf-candy it is too… EiI the outcome of an open-ended exploration into the idea of indexing, functioning partly as a self-promotional device, the book is a sort of visual manifesto for the practice – it’s quite a stunning way to lay down the gauntlet and announce the […]

Studio Magazine #2

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Get it while it’s hot. Studio Magazine is the international magazine about making places; profiling studios from a range of fields, Studio Magazine features creative spaces from New York to Paris to Auckland. The magazine was born out of the love of print, by a threesome of graphic designers-come-editors Clem Devine and Zoe Ikin (Alt Group) and Sam Trustrum (Studio Alexander). Issue Two is available to buy now – limited to a run of a mere 250 – indulging in gold foil (fancy), […]

Believe in Map Making

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Exeter agency Believe in have completed work on book project You are the Map Maker; an inspirational and creative resource written by Australian author Bernadette Jiwa featuring insights from 13 international, creative and resourceful entrepreneurs. The book and YATMM project is a creative collaboration with Jiwa with design & art direction provided by Believe in using a structured grid and graphic system based around the key contributors from the book. Those contributors notably include David […]

New Saul Bass book released

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Laurence King (publishers of many essential titles including Pentagram’s 400 Marks and, most recently Symbol) have released a long overdue and eagerly awaited title ‘Saul Bass: A Life in Film & Design‘. Over 400 pages of goodness, the book celebrates one of the greatest and renowned designers of the 20th Century. Written by design historian Pat Kirkham, who knew Bass personally, and interestingly designed by his daughter, Jennifer Bass (also co-founded Treehouse Design Partnership in […]

Identify… Chermayeff and Geismar

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NBC, Chase Bank, Mobil Oil, PBS, Rockefeller Centre, MoMA, Time Warner Cable, Xerox, Amani Exchange, PanAm, Nat Geographic, HarperCollins. Chermayeff & Geismar’s work has touched the lives of millions around the world, both timeless and iconic and “sets the standard for what a successful trademark is”. Opening up their studio for the first time in over fifty years, Identify: Basic Principles of Identity Design in the Iconic Trademarks of Chermayeff & Geismar celebrates the broad […]