Feeling the urge to acquire some great, beautiful publications? Want some eye-candy? Then have a look at Nobrow and it’s amazing collection of publications and artists. Their shop showcases an excellent collection of publications, books, limited edition prints, toys, and much, much more! Take a look and lose yourself in so many goodies! Just follow … Continue reading

An Atlas on Modern Risography

Those of you who delve in the world of independent publications, more specifically zines, have definitely come across many low-fi, but really interesting objects. Some of them use risography as a cheap printing process, that also offers a particular esthetic look and feel. If you particularly like these type of publications, then here’s a new tool … Continue reading

Pli * Art and Design

–EN– May 3 | 18.30| FNAC Santa Catarina, Oporto, Portugal Launch of the number 2 and 3 of the revised PLI art & design, dedicated to the enthusiasm, recognizing the desire to affirm the power of art and design in times of crisis. PLI is a contemporary design magazine. What, however, does the adjective “contemporary” … Continue reading


It’s wonderful to see so many initiatives exploring themes of Independent production and publishing. And here’s another one! – ABOUT – Independent Publishing Fair 4 to 6 May, Mainz — “We are ABOUT to make history” is the motto of the first ABOUT Independent Publishing Fair in Mainz. This fair for small publishing houses and … Continue reading

Feira de Publicação Independente 3

– Here comes another edition of Feira de Publicação Independente (Independent Publications Fair), already in it’s 3rd installment. This time around, it will take place in Galeria Dama Aflita, Porto, on the 6th and 7th April, from 14h to 20h. Besides the usual assortment of amazing independent publications for sale, this year’s edition will also … Continue reading

Designers Books

Looking for some nice, rare, old design books that you can’t easily find in your everyday online store? Then here is the solution for you! — designers books   rare & out of print books reviewed by designers Share rare, old, out of print and limited edition of books and magazines with great graphic design: … Continue reading

MoMA Print Studio

  If you’re in the NY neighborhood, don’t let this opportunity pass you by and go to MoMA Print Studio! Besides workshops, they will host exhibitions that focus on print, such as the Print/Out and Printin’.   — Print Studio January 23–March 9, 2012 Organized in conjunction with the exhibition Print/Out, Print Studio is an … Continue reading

“Words in practice” by Jim Northover

  Words in practice   Writing and designing are part of a continuum of communication skills — Jim Northover – published in Eye Blog | Monday, 9 January, 2012 – Graphic design has always been about words and images, writes Jim Northover. Nowadays words play an even bigger role in design practice because designers are … Continue reading

esad talks: Charlotte Cheetham

  ESAD, Matosinhos – Portugal, is organizing an event called ESAD Talks, this time themed around Books and Publications. It will take place on the 12th and 13th January in Matosinhos, and it will feature presentations and talks by Charlotte Cheetham (Manystuff), José Bártolo, among others. If you happen to be around the north of … Continue reading

Unit Editions

Unit Editions is another publishing venture worth knowing. Based in London, they create beautiful, well designed publications that take as much care with the visual side of the project as with the textual side. So expect eye-candy as well as brain candy! – Build’s Crouwel Poster – ThreeSix (U:D/R 03) — Unit Editions is a … Continue reading