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100 most exceptional

Tomorrow I will visit LA for the presentation of a new car. To get me a little in the mood I stumbled upon this new publication by Assouline: The Impossible Collection of Cars, The 100 most exceptional cars of the twentieth century. “It is the… [ Continue reading ]

Redeeming Indigo

A few weeks back we were pointed to an article written by Michael Taussig called ‘Redeeming Indigo’. The article was published by Theory, Culture & Society ((SAGE, Los Angeles, London, New Delhi, and Singapore), Vol. 25(3): 1–15)  back in 2008 but after a little research I found out… [ Continue reading ]

Odo Yakuza Tokyo

Last week we were tipped by Anneke, our Journal de Nîmes contributor from Tokyo, about this amazing book. Years ago, photographer Anton and his brother Malik Kusters met a member of the Yakuza, the Tokyo maffia. From that day Anton started following them. Highly unusual for… [ Continue reading ]

Where They Create

Over the past 20 years our friend Paul Barbera photographed all the studios of people whose work he loves and whose space he likes. Over the past years he published the stories on his blog Where They Create and now, finaly, he’ll release his first book, published by… [ Continue reading ]

Books

Love this set of images on Flickr. All the amazing books, libraries, studios, houses and cabinets in one place… What’s better than a house filled with books?… [ Continue reading ]

Dune

A new publication by Lay Flat: DUNE by Dutch photographer Misha de Ridder. "Somewhere in densely populated Holland exists a twilight zone where it is possible to travel in time: a small strip of dunes separating polder and sea, just a twenty minute drive from the city of Amsterdam." In DUNE, Misha de Ridder unveils natural scenes so estranged and mysterious that they could be described as unreal realities. [ Continue reading ]

Amsterdam Inspiration Guide

Tonight Tenue de Nîmes will officially receive the first signed copy of the ‘Amsterdam Inspiration Guide’ by Frame. The guide will be an inspiration guide for cosmopolitan travelers. According to the publishers it will be a handbook to make any traveler at home instantly in our metropolitan city. The book… [ Continue reading ]

Cover to Cover

I love books, I love magazine and I love it when magazines are publishing about books. The fifth issue of Eight:48 ‘Counter-Print: Cover to Cover’, is all about books! Their design, the collecting of them and the storing of them. And all well designed, in a smaller size… [ Continue reading ]

le tour d’Afrique

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You probably saw it before, but I stumbled upon it this weekend and just needed to share it again. The absolutely stunning series of images from his book ‘Hot Splinters of Glass; le tour d’Afrique’ and the images of the Giro d’Eritrea of 2009 by Dutch photographer… [ Continue reading ]

Hunt Them Out

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“Loading my SX70 and duffel with some of the last remaining packs of the film in the world I set out to gather as many portraits of the folks I had photographed over the years using this unique film before it disappeared forever” We wrote about him… [ Continue reading ]

50 Metres Distance

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A beautiful new book by Roma Publications: 50 Metres Distance or More (Notes on Representation Volume 4) by Irene Kopelman. A collection of drawings and texts by Irene Kopelman, gathered during a journey to the Antarctic from January 6-26th 2010, aboard the expedition sailboat… [ Continue reading ]

Wild Animals

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I’m in love with this book by Dutch illustrator Rop van Mierlo called Wilde Dieren (Wild Animals) Get your hands on your own copy at wilde-dieren.nl > ‘A wild book for civilized people. A sophisticated book for wild people.’… [ Continue reading ]

Rolling Homes

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Love the book and love the flickr set: Rolling Homes: Handmade Houses on Wheels by Jane Lidz, published in 1979 by A & W publishers Inc. Now lets try to get my hands on one of those rare hardcover first prints…… [ Continue reading ]

The Heart and the Bottle

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This is probably the best gift for your little love these holidays. A remarkable new interactive picture book for the iPad from Oliver Jeffers. The Heart and the Bottle, about a girl who loses her curiosity for the world when she finds her fathers… [ Continue reading ]

Home Made

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Nº 31. Home Made Tattoos Rule by Thomas Jeppe at LN CC >… [ Continue reading ]

The Book of Paper

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Oliver Helfrich, a German designer and book editor working and living in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, started a project called The Book Of… as a series of books to explore and elevate the aesthetic value of seemingly everyday materials such as paper. wood, glass and stone. The… [ Continue reading ]

Leather Trunk

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Nº 27. Assouline Leather Trunk by MCM containing 40 of ASSOULINE’s signature Memoires on fashion, art, and design >… [ Continue reading ]

Polaroid Vitae

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An older project by The Explorers Club than the Levi’s movie they did 2 months ago, but definitely as good as that one! Polaroid Vitae Vol. II is a series of 28 black and white polaroids ‘serving as index of an individual,… [ Continue reading ]

The Story of a Mug

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Nº 03. ‘The Story of a Mug, Greetings from the factory’ by Hanna Nilsson and Sofia Østerhus of Byggstudio (Stockholm) published by Everyday Life Books by Apartamento Magazine in October 2010, with the support of Iittala. [ Continue reading ]

In Giacometti’s Studio

I love visiting artists ateliers and studio's because it often tells a lot more than just their work. The cluttered spaces, packed with treasures and paraphernalia, finished and unfinished pieces of art. End of november Yale University Press will published the book ‘In Giacometti’s Studio’ by Michael Peppiatt. A beautiful insight in one of the most evocative and influential spaces in 20th-century art. [ Continue reading ]