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  1. For the Design Scholar

    For the Design Scholar

    Contributing Blogger Tiffany Chu: If your second home is the library and your first home the studio desk, there's probably an academic cornucopia of design supplies that you've been yearning for...

    written by: Tiffany Chu
    12.13.09

  2. Books and Films

    Books and Films

    Editor-in-Chief Sam Grawe: Although I gave up writing Christmas lists long ago, the following is what I would ask for if I were writing to Santa today. I can quite literally spend many hours...

    written by: Sam Grawe
    11.20.09

  3. HOW Books

    Founded in the early 1900s, F+W is a publisher of special interest magazines and books in a broad variety of consumer enthusiast categories. The Company also operates book clubs, conferences, tra...

    12.17.09

  4. Bobs Your Uncle

    Bobs Your Uncle

    Bob's Your Uncle is a Boston-based wholesale gift and greeting card company founded by Martin and Michele Yeeles in 2001. Originally from England, they moved to the s in 1993 "just for a year or...

    12.12.09

  5. Birkhauser

    Relevant and topical subjects, expert international authors, and the highest standards in content and presentation, these are the hallmarks of Birkhäuser. We publish close to 100 new titles...

    12.12.09

  6. Little Otsu Publishing

    Little Otsu is an independent publisher, a storefront in San Francisco and an online shop. We focus on publishing and selling illustrated books & paper goods.

    12.12.09

  7. auto.

    auto. is a lifestyle store curating collections for the modern home and person. The ever evolving mix of merchandise includes home furnishings, fashion accessories, jewelry, baby/kids, bedding,...

    12.03.09

  8. The Penguin Group

    The Penguin Group publishes both hardcover and paperback editions, for adults as well as children.  

    11.23.09

  9. ReForm School

    After about 10 rough drafts, and page after page of babbling, it seemed we were writing a novel instead of an “about us” page…...

    11.18.09

  10. Emigre No. 70
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    Emigre No. 70

    From 1984 through 2005, Emigre magazine was to graphic designers what L'Espirit Nouveau was to architects in the early 1920s. This year, Gingko Press has published Emigre No. 70: The Look Back...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    12.26.09

  11. Gingko Press Roundup
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    Gingko Press Roundup

    The holidays are a wonderful time for stopping what you're doing and catching up on all those tasks (and treats) you've put aside for later. Top on my list is always snuggling up on the couch with...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    12.24.09

  12. Chronicle Books

    "Inspired by the enduring magic and importance of books, our objective is to create and distribute exceptional publishing that's instantly recognizable for its spirit, creativity, and value....

    10.19.09

  13. Viction:ary Roundup
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    Viction:ary Roundup

    There's nothing like a good read to escape the blustery blows of winter. This holiday season, here are three enticing graphic design titles from Viction:ary to get you through the cold.

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    12.21.09

  14. Wonders of the World
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    Wonders of the World

    Though not strictly modern—well, not modern at all, really—the Wonders of the World series of books from Harvard Universtiy Press remains my favorite ongoing run of architectural tomes....

    written by: Aaron Britt
    12.15.09

  15. Unpacking My Library
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    Unpacking My Library

    I just got a wonderful new book in the mail today concerning famous archtiects and their personal collections of books. Unpacking My Library: Architects and their Books is due out from Yale...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    11.23.09

  16. Luxury: Evaluating Values
    --The Future of

    Luxury: Evaluating Values

    Luxury, a term that once conjured images from Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous, is now just as often used to aggrandize personal organizers, iPod cases, and websites. So we turned to Augustin...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    11.16.09

  17. The Map as Art
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    The Map as Art

    A map is most often understood as a directional devise to help you navigate from Point A to Point B. Author Katherine Harmon has spent years collecting maps, but instead of heading to gas stations...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    10.30.09

  18. Asylum by Christopher Payne
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    Asylum by Christopher Payne

    I got an advanced proof of Asylum: Inside the Closed World of State Mental Hospitals by architect and photographer Christopher Payne  some time ago. But not until I really glimpsed...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    10.01.09

  19. London Design Guide by Max Fraser
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    London Design Guide by Max Fraser

    It is perhaps a bit ironic that the official guide to the London Design Festival was fairly poorly designed—the maps in the back of the book were spectacularly unhelpful in trying to navigate...

    written by: Charlotte West
    09.30.09

  20. Reading Ada Louise Huxtable
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    Reading Ada Louise Huxtable

    I picked up this copy of Kicked a Building Lately? by the onetime New York Times architecture critic Ada Louise Huxtable while on vacation this summer. The used bookstores of small-town Maine...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    09.23.09

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