Drawn from an exhibition at Exit Art, a cultural center in New York City, Signs of Change is a visual archive of more than 350 posters, prints, photographs, films, videos, music, and ephemera from more than twenty-five nations. Learn More
Dating from 1917 to the end of the Cold War, the posters in this book feature the work of major Russian groundbreaking avant-garde designers. as El Lissitzky and Alexander Rodchenko as well as extraordinary works by lesser known artists. 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
The comic book universe is adventurous, mystifying, and filled with heroes, villains, and cosplaying Comic-Con attendees. This book by one of Wired magazine's art directors traverses the graphic world through a collection of pie charts, bar graphs, timelines, scatter plots, and more. 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
Crackling with sexual tension, comic flourishes, macabre drama, and science fiction cliches, rock posters are as vibrant and varied as the music they celebrate - and more popular today than ever. Learn More
A home isn't simply the sum of its rooms and furniture, but also a number of larger or smaller details. To prove this, illustrator Annika Huett and photographer Ulf Huett Nilsson went on a journey from the north to the south of Sweden, peeking into people's homes. Learn More
Here at last is the bible of T-shirt design today. 82 studios from around the world—Brazil, Australia, Japan, Switzerland, America, Argentina, and more—contribute their best designs to create a global and contemporary view of the thriving state of T-shirt land.
Punk rock gave birth to an art movement that was little appreciated at the time but soon became influential around the globe. This is the first book to chronicle the art of punk style, from concert posters and flyers to fanzines and record sleeves, T-shirts, buttons, comic books, and much more. Learn More
For near thirty years, consultant Keith Granet has helped design professionals, advising designers and architects on everything from billing to branding, from client management to marketing and licensing successfully run businesses that allows them to pursue their passion for design and be profitable. 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
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
This comprehensive illustrated history begins with the origins of the alphabet itself and carries the reader through the first handwritten books, the invention of printing in the Renaissance, the explosion of graphic styles (and printed media) in the 19th and 20th centuries, and the impact of digital technology on design today. Learn More
Semiotics is the theory of signs, and reading signs is a part of everyday life: from road signs that point to a destination, to smoke that warns of fire, to the symbols buried within art and literature.