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The Quiet Farm

There’s a new shop in (online)town called The Quiet Farm. An online boutique with a great curation of classic and honest products, all dedicated to enjoy life, ‘the time with family, friends and that big muddy place, the outside.’ Things like a Countrymen’s Whistle, the book ‘Our Garden Birds’… [ 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 ]

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 ]

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 ]


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 ]

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 ]

Cyclepedia for the iPad

The book was already amazing, but with the iPad app they’ve gone next level. Cyclepedia, Michael Embacher’s book on the most extraordinary and rare bicycles is now interactive. With 360º spins of every bike, video features, original brochures, contemporary advertising, engineering drawings, rare illustrations and the ability to… [ 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 ]

Editions Bessard – Ramadan in Yemen

We love books, especially when they are really well made. Editions Bessard was started by the Parisian photographer Pierre Bessard (know for his amazing book ‘Wuhan Boiler Company Workers‘) and is now growing into one of those publishers with an amazing portfolio of publications, limited editions… [ Continue reading ]

The Allure of Men

We’re picking up the gift guide we started last year with this lovely book by Assouline: The Allure of Men by Francois Baudot. A collection of the most desired, envied, and debonair men in history. Paintings and photographs of famous and lesser-known figures dating back almost… [ Continue reading ]

Master Mind

Victionary released a new book called MasterMind. A inspiring 288 pages counting book on art direction, fashion styling and visionary photography. The world of fashion has always been motivated by new ideas and changes. Parallel to its evolution are the images put up by visionary art directors and… [ Continue reading ]


Photographer Anne Schwalbe just released a new book called Wiese. A lovely series of images about meadows, poetic and dreamy pictures of grassland. It brings back to mind the good memories on summer evening walks with friends, or cold winter days in the field. There’s a… [ Continue reading ]

Looking at Trees

The Dutch publisher Roma Publication just published this amazing little book ‘Looking at Trees’ by Irene Kopelman. In subtile dots and fragile lines she puts on paper the essence of a tree in two series of water color drawings over 40 pages. In an edition of… [ Continue reading ]

The book of Wine

Our favorite wine magazine Tong is about to publish its first book called Wine. A book with 288 pages beautifully illustrated with everything you need to know about wine. What does good wine taste like? How do I choose wine from a supermarket shelf? How to… [ Continue reading ]

The Road to Rabat

Last june our friends from Habbekrats celebrated the release of their first movie Rabat. During the shoot, Dutch photographer Dennis Duijnhouwer traveled with the crew, all the way from the Netherlands, Belgium, France, Spain into Morocco to document this beautiful story, and to… [ Continue reading ]