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Modern Matter 02

A new issue of Modern Matter magazine, covering a nice mix of technology, style and conceptual art, was released last weak. In this 230 pages heavy issue an exclusive cover-shoot by Jurgen Teller. A conversation between Hans Ulrich Obrist and Dimitar Sasselov about art and astronomy. John Baldessari… [ Continue reading ]

The National Crop Edition

We’ve just fell in love with Field Notes’ “National Crop Edition”, their 14th seasonal limited edition set of notebooks inspired on their own collection of vintage note books and promotional memo books. Drawer after drawer, filled with an incredible amount of these little books! Field Notes in… [ Continue reading ]

Snowdon Blue

Today Acne will release its latest collaboration, an ode to the blue shirt, a book with sixty portraits by London born photographer Antony Armstrong-Jones, better known as Lord Snowdon. It will be a beautiful collection of blue shirts inspired by those worn by the famous people in Snowdon’s portraits, including Ralph Fiennes, Jeremy Irons, Emma Thompson, Graham Greene, Sidney Nolan, Manolo Blahnik, Agatha Christie, Tony Blair, David Bowie, and the Prince and Princess of Wales, to mention a few. [ Continue reading ]

Travel Almanac 03

And another magazine release today: the new issue of the Travel Almanac. The magazine is looking amazing again with features on Rick Owens sharing his thoughts on his home in Paris and personal pictures of Rome; Norbert Bisky, the celebrated German painter, describes how navigating cities coincides with his artistic… [ Continue reading ]

FAT Magazine

Copenhagen-based design agency Dyhr.Hagen recently published FAT Magazine. A beautifully made magazine with an international outlook and global scope. Fat stands for Fashion, Art, Type & contemporary genres that offer mutual inspiration. Sounds like everything we love! The second issue, issue B, features some lovely… [ Continue reading ]

Baron Magazine

Blommers & Schumm shot this lovely series of images for a new magazine from London, called Baron. Baron is a so-called ‘Erotic Paperback Magazine for gentlemen and ladies who enjoy a cocktail, chit chatting about modern art, fine dressing and when the lights faint and the… [ Continue reading ]

Painter Painting Surface

Art director and publisher Vimmerby Rinkeby just published a book featuring the work of the American artist Landon Metz. Metz was born in 1985 in Phoenix, Arizona and currently lives and works in New York City. His work has been exhibited throughout the U.S. and in… [ Continue reading ]

Tauba Auerbach’s Books

I stumbled upon this amazing work by New York and San Francisco based artist Tauba Auerbach. Two crazy books, digital offset printing, Mohawk superfine paper, 55 pages, hand painted edges. I would love to have these two books in our studio, to read now and then, just to… [ Continue reading ]

A Guy’s Guide to Style

Berlin based fashion writer Bernhard Roetzel, known from his book ‘Gentleman. A Timeless Fashion’, just published a new book called ‘A Guy’s Guide to Style’. The book with 240 pages with more than 350 illustrations, is written like a friend you ask for… [ Continue reading ]

Atlas Quarterly

Last time we visited Los Angeles we found the beautiful magazine Atlas Quarterly, a print publication that curates American craft and curio. Each page of the glossy magazine tells the story of dedicated craftsmen and precious objects from the past. Inside every copy is a rare… [ Continue reading ]

Good Mother and Father

We just received the new book by Sacha Maric called ‘Good Mother and Father’. We saw the work of Sacha before at Libertine-Libertine and Won Hundred, but this is different. The personal photography project resulting in an independently published book showcases… [ Continue reading ]

Endless Traveling

Just back from a lovely trip to Lisbon (later more on that) I stumbled upon a new travel magazine called Endless. And since we love being on the road, and since we can’t put it more spot on, here’s what they say about it: “Travelling involves the unexpected. [ Continue reading ]

The White Review Nº 4

We really got inspired by the editors introduction on the latest issue of The White Review:  "...we must make, write, argue, dream, paint and act in the faith that creativity is commensurate with progress, and that we are responsible for our own futures. The future is there to be forged... The White Review believes that it is more important now than ever to provide a forum for expression and debate. We are indebted to the support of the many people who are similarly committed to the idea that a healthy and varied culture is integral to a society’s well-being. We hope that you find something in this issue to provoke or inspire you to pick up a pen, a paintbrush, or a placard." [ Continue reading ]

Acne Paper 13

Acne just released their 13th issue of the Acne Paper, themed ‘The Body’. A beautiful associative document ‘from the manifestations of our esteem for physical beauty to philosophical metaphors for corporal complexity and spiritual ideas; from the mythological and the divine to the disturbing and the macabre…Instead of… [ Continue reading ]


Later this week the American photographer Cass Bird will release her first book called Rewilding. An amazing book with beautiful images, documenting two trips she made during the summers of 2009 and 2010, to Sassafrass, Tennessee, ‘with a group of young women, a wardrobe of diaphanous… [ Continue reading ]


I completely missed the online update of Purple and just found out that the Purple Fashion Magazine is now available online, for free. It is designed in a really smart way, to keep the magazine experience but give you more reading and viewing pleasure. Some real next level magazine design. [ Continue reading ]


Today Selectism pointed us towards this amazing new magazine Terroir, a biannual travel journal ‘that seeks to collaborate with and showcase Singaporean perspectives on travel and what various places meant to them from Singapore.’ The document is completely ‘home printed’ by the publisher Benjamin Koh, page… [ Continue reading ]

Big ideas

Last week we received a lovely package with some small notebooks, pens and pencils from Calepino. We love stationary, but are are always very picky which one to use. Years back we started with Moleskine, then moved a level up with Rhodia (also made in France) and we're now very attached to the Midori notebooks. But we can't leave these small books un-noted. In their nice boxes, with rounded corners, robust cover and practical dimensions, they're simply beautiful. 'The Calepino pocket book was designed to be carried anywhere. [ Continue reading ]

Guy Laramee

When libraries are going digital thousands and thousands of books and encyclopedias are becoming worthless piles of paper. Multidisciplinary artist Guy Laramee started to use these books for his sculptures of carved book landscapes and structures entitled Biblios and The Great Wall. Beautifully detailed landscapes, mountains and ancient structures are carved out of the paper like thin layers of soil and stone in an almost unreal scale. Truly amazing! [ Continue reading ]

No mountains

Mathieu Vilasco, one of the contributors of the latest Journal de Nîmes just published his first limited booklet of 32 pages ‘No mountains & pretty little things’. The pictures presented here are inspired by daily moments with friends and family, travels and works. From portraits, lighty… [ Continue reading ]

Deus Ex Machina

Last week I got this lovely present from Deus, the 300 page hardbound picture book of Deus Ex Machina, ‘The House of Simple Pleasures’. We spotted the brand back in 2009 and since than, followed it all the way to Holland. The book is beautifully designed… [ Continue reading ]

You and I

Ryan McGinley’s first retrospective monograph will be released the 21st this month and is now on preorder. For this beautifully realized volume Ryan has selected the best photographs from his first decade of work. The first edition is sure to become one of McGinley’s most collectable… [ Continue reading ]

Matter Magazine

Kilimanjaro Magazine launched a new publication last week called Matter Magazine, a Modern Journal For Men That Matter. A magazine that records the ways in which new and developing technology affects culture, lifestyle, fashion, and the arts. First issue includes Google’s Creative Director of Data Arts,… [ Continue reading ]