A guide to getting lost

    If you need help finding your way then a flip through the pages of Pentagram's The Maze: A Labyrinthine Compendium could provide some useful tips. It explores both real and fictional examples of mystifying mazes through illuminating illustrations and telling tales with a good dose of humour.
    #publish . 25.10.18

    Screen reading

    We're all set for more screen time thanks to New York Public Library's innovative Insta Novels. Designed to encourage a new generation to read, this clever and well designed initiative uses Insta Stories to tell actual stories. We're loving Alice in Wonderland, and recommend jumping down the rabbit hole to dezeen for the low down on this cool project.
    #publish . 18.10.18

    Mid-Century magnificent

    What's not to love about expanded versions of Thames & Hudson's nifty concertina books 'Mid-Century Modern: Icons of Design'? A collaboration with Here Design featuring more insights and information than the original publications in 2016, means we can't wait to sit down — in an Eames chair, naturally — to adore everything within. Full details on It's Nice That.
    #publish . 24.09.18

    Print Perfect

    Today we’re dishing up a couple of foodie magazines doing it differently. We're big fans of The Gather Journal with its exceptional use of imagery, unexpected features and how they devote an entire issue to a theme. The current edition is all about the senses with a section and menus devoted to each one. No less stylish, but equally eclectic is The Gourmand. It's a tempting fusion of food and culture complemented with arty contributions including one of food emojis. Expect high production values, and plenty of mouthwatering. For more check out the New York Times roundup earlier ...
    #publish . 20.07.18

    Pulp Fiction

    Gloria Stoll Karn's career as a successful 1940s pulp fiction may never have been if it weren't for a keen eyed janitor saving her sketches from an incinerator. Check out her beautiful images in Hyperallergic's article about her life in a male-dominated world or head to the Norman Rockwell Museum for her full profile. It's a great story.
    #girlpower #publish . 14.06.18

    Style in Spades

    This magazine round-up is not the common garden variety. First up, The Plant brings an array of creatives together who share a love for all things botanical, while Rakes Progress follows a wild plot all about people and their sometimes quirky connections to the cultivated landscape. And lastly fantasy rules in Pleasure Garden, a wonderfully rich publication taking inspiration from the pleasure gardens of 18th century London where spaces were given over to the earthly delights of art, music, fashion, society and sex. Expect no how-to's with these percipient periodicals.
    #publish . 22.05.18

    The Diner

    What better way to celebrate 25 years than to reinterpret the iconic American diner. Expertly executed, The Diner is a cool collaboration between Surface magazine and David Rockwell who create four distinct variations (the Roadside Diner, the East Coast Luncheonette, the Midwest Diner, and the West Coast Diner) for Salone del Mobile in Milan. What's more they're on fleek with their colour blocked promo material. Take a seat at Rockwell for background information. Images by Kelsey McClellan with styling by Michelle Maguire.
    #publish . 08.05.18

    Pretty Cocky

    The humble chook is out of the roasting pan and on the page thanks to Italian photographers Moreno Monti and Matteo Tranchellini. Their upcoming crowd-funded book Chicken was stunningly successful meaning we should see it on the shelves before the year is out. Features oodles of splendid portraits of delicious show birds, it's a different take on our feathered friends. Head to Colossal for more images and details.
    #publish . 24.04.18

    We Love Clay

    New tome New Wave Clay published by Frame has us waiting with bated breath. Featuring 55 contemporary ceramicists not just embracing clay, but taking it to exciting new heights. Think new techniques, contributions from Grayson Perry and four chapters designed to evoke feelings in viewers: Joy, Simplicity, Structure and Nostalgia.
    #publish . 10.04.18

    Aptly Analogue

    We're sure analogue aficionados will be in raptures over a stunning new book celebrating the joy of shooting film. The aptly titled Analogue Photography is sure to appeal to graphic fans too with its of the era design and specially designed font. Click over to Creative Review for full details including images to make you drool.
    #publish . 28.02.18


    Getting away from it all is never far from our minds, and it seems we're not alone. The Rolling Home Journal devotes itself to alternate living options and those who spend their lives on the road. Lodestars Anthology takes a different angle giving each issue over to a country with New Zealand the focus for the current issue. We're there! Rounding out the reading material is Boat with its city focus, but what to wear? Craig Green's A/W 2018 collection referencing boats as seen on dezeen. Check out our camping posts for ideas on where to pull on up.
    #publish . 07.02.18

    Pencil This In

    The humble pencil is still a force to be reckoned. Alex Hammond and Mike Tinney's book The Secret Life of the Pencil: Great Creatives and their Pencils features evocative images of the favourite tools of artists and designers including Anish Kapoor, Tom Dixon and David Shrigley to name but a few. Another thing we'd like to pencil in is The New York Times Magazine's informative article, Inside One of America’s Last Pencil Factories, complete with stunning imagery by Christopher Payne. Go analog!
    #publish . 06.02.18