What is a print? This volume aims to answer that question by exploring the four basic printmaking techniques--woodcut, intaglio, lithography and screenprint--that have been used to create some of the most iconic images in modern art, from Paul Gauguin's Noa Noa to Andy Warhol's Marilyn Monroe. Learn More
This stunning picture book chronicles one hundred years of classic patterns, featuring designs in a wide variety of styles, art movements, and countries of origin to give an overview of surface design from the beginning of the last century to the present day. Learn More
Fantagraphics spotlights the intersection of art and language in this innovative new collection — without peer in English — that gathers the work of visual poets from around the world into one stunning volume. The alphabet is turned on its head and inside-out and the results culminate in a compilation of daring and surprising verbo-visual gems. Learn More
International Toy Pirates!
With their 16th issue Super7, the definitive source for all things related to Japanese toys, transforms from a traditional magazine format to a large-scale book that encompasses the history of Japanese toys from the first Godzilla series vinyls to the latest offerings from Secret Base. Learn More
Whether you’re a punk, skater, grafﬁti artist, musician, clothing brand, political activist, ﬁne artist, or just a fan of a band, stickers have always been the perfect way to express oneself. Learn More
From Andy Warhol to the sassy designers of today, screen-printing is a medium with undeniable panache. Prized for its accessibility and bold, saturated colors, screen-printing is cheap, versatile, and a little dirty. Not to mention fast. Author Mike Perry (Hand Job, Over and Over) screened his first shirt in college and wore it later that night. So listen up, burgeoning artistes: it can't always be bad to wear your heart on your sleeve. Learn More
Building prototypes and models is an essential component of any design activity. Modern product development is a multi-disciplinary effort that relies on prototyping in order to explore new ideas and test them sufficiently before they become actual products. Learn More
Pattern is everywhere. Years of minimalism have been superseded by a riot of color and shape, whether on walls, fabrics, clothes, or signage. Print & Pattern is a visual celebration of contemporary surface design. Learn More
Featuring over 1,500 engravings that originally graced the pages of Webster's dictionaries in the 19th century, this chunky volume is an irresistible treasure trove for art lovers, designers, and anyone with an interest in visual history. Learn More
The companion volume to Victionary's upcoming publication Black & White - Graphics in New Dimensions, Colour - New Spectrum Graphics looks at the most engaging use of color in print design, packaging, installations, fashion, and architecture. Learn More
In the tradition of John Berger’s Ways of Seeing, Michael Rock, principal and founder of 2x4 Design in New York, explores the history and development of twenty-first-century visual and design culture.
Interior Pop! is a grand survey of how brands and enterprises are using space as their canvases to express identity with maximum impact. Expanding on the underpinnings of the pop art movement of the 1950s and ’60s, designers are championing anti-elitism and bold and figurative graphics-reworking these ideals and their meaning within contemporary three-dimensional architectural spaces. Learn More
Full of humor, playful optical effects, die cuts, 3-D illusions and other extraordinary interactive elements, this exciting new collection of advertisements demonstrates clearly the challenges facing graphic artists today. Learn More