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Jewels

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Lately we’ve been busy creating a ‘news paper’ for Joolz. As Anothersomething we participated in the paper by selecting some beautiful toys, books and kids’ stuff in the Jewels page. Clockwise: A beautiful shinning Egg Bank by J Schatz, a swiss Deer by Big… [ Continue reading ]

Evenings

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After they’ve published A Year of Mornings: 3191 Miles Apart (Princeton Architectural Press, September 2008) where they shared their morning captures Maria Alexandra Vettese and Stephanie Congdon Barnes now comes with 3191: Evenings. It is an author-curated look at the 214 evenings… [ Continue reading ]

Godspeed 45/06

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Godspeed 45/06 is a quarterly collection of photographs documenting the craftsmanship of bike builders, their work, and their workspaces. The premier issue features Keino Sasaki, White Knights in the House of Kolor, Walt Siegl, and the crew over at Works. This hardcover document with 158 pages filled with… [ Continue reading ]

Covers

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Olympia Le-Tan grew up in house where the walls were covered in beautiful books. Inspired by the amazing first edition covers of her favorite classics like The Heart is a Lonely Hunter, The Catcher in The Rye, For Whom the Bell Tolls, Winner Take Nothing, Moby Dick amongst… [ Continue reading ]

№ 1

At Anthem, we're all book lovers but in different ways. I personally tend to find myself diving into novels, nonfiction tomes, and, yes, comic books of all shapes and sizes, while others within our editorial family veer more towards the art side of the spectrum, gobbling up coffee table volumes and artist monographs every chance they get. Our mass-market preferences aside, though, we all lovingly support anyone bold enough to try their hand at small press. From 'zine publishers to pamphlet printers to digital distributors, the independent book-lovers of this day and age inspire us―and pique our curiosity.

For the first installment of Another Anthem, we've chosen three such entities that share nothing more in common than a deep-seated passion for the smell of heavy ink mixed with thick paper, the sensation of turning the pages of a yet-to-be-broken-in creaky spine, and, of course, the excitement that one wells up upon discovering a new novelist, illustrator, poet, painter, or what have you. Independent publishers, like us, are indiscriminate as long as the content they carry is top-notch. [ Continue reading ]

Lovers I had and liked

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These tiny notebooks really challenge me to go out and meet more people, write about them, illustrate and get inspired by all the creativity… It challenge me to meet poets, runners, scientists, chefs, artists and all the others and write about them until every single notebook is filled with inspiration. [ Continue reading ]

It’s nice that

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It’s nice that a blog turns into a book, it’s nice that ‘It’s nice that 2‘ pre-orders comes with a free screen print of Rob Ryan and it’s nice that there are interviews with Peter Funch, Karlssonwilker inc, UnitedVisualArtists and much more…… [ Continue reading ]

the Sartorialist

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Lately I’ve had some doubts about buying or not buying the book of the Sartorialist – since it’s an online thing. But yesterday I bought one. Why? Because Scott Schuman changed the way we look, changed fashion, changed photography and finally changed the web and inspired so many… [ Continue reading ]

3 Minutes

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Rishi Sodha, the founder of Designers Against Human Rights Abuse (DAHRA) just contacted us to tell about their second book ‘3 Minutes‘. In 3 Minutes creatives were each given a 3 minute audio interview with a Tibetan refugee to translate using primarily typography into… [ Continue reading ]

Made of Japan

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Onitsuka Tiger is celebrating its 60th anniversary with the publication Made of Japan by the editors of Zoo Magazine. Made of Japan features more than 30 iconic personalities, including Chiharu Shiota, Naomi Yotsumoto, Yusuke Iseya, Hirofumi Kurino, Thomas Demand, and former star athletes Dave Cowens and… [ Continue reading ]

Danny Lyon

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The Selvedge Yard shared a beautiful collection of images by writer and photographer Danny Lyon from 3 of his books: The Bikeriders, The Destruction of Lower Manhattan and Conversations with the Dead (Just bought it! happy to find a quite… [ Continue reading ]

Abstract Comics

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Just found this fantastic book called Abstract Comics, edited by Andrei Molotiu. “…How can a comic be abstract? Well, as it happens, beginning with the experiments of Saul Steinberg, through some of the more psychedelic creations of R. Crumb and Victor Moscoso, and with increasing frequency in recent… [ Continue reading ]

Nymphenburg x Florian Böhm

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Andreas Murkudis contacted us to tell about the upcomming bookpresentation of COMMEDIA DELL´ARTE – COUTURE EDITION by Florian Böhm and Nymphenburg Porzellan. ‘To celebrate the Berlin Fashion Week, Porzellan Manufaktur Nymphenburg will be presenting the recently published Collector’s Book on the premises of Andreas Murkudis in Berlin… [ Continue reading ]

Explore

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I just found this very interesting and inspiring book ‘How to be an explorer of the world’ by Keri Smith. It feels so much like my personal manifesto, a document with my believes and goals… ‘At any given moment, no matter where you are, there are… [ Continue reading ]

Work

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Just received my signed copy of this inspiring and beautiful book ‘The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work’ by Alain de Botton, published by Monocle. ‘In Th Pleasures and Sorrows of Work, Alain de Botton reveals why we need an art that can proclaim the… [ Continue reading ]

Printer Resources

Printer Resources for Independent Art Publishers is a tumblr page by Ooga Booga Store, the LA based book, art & accessories boutique. It features a list of printers recommended by artist book publishers all over the world. Great to see people share their resources!… [ Continue reading ]

The Imperfect

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Yesterday I received this beautiful book with black and white images by RJ Shaughnessy. I asked him a short explanation on the story behind ‘Your golden opportunity is comeing very soon’: “Every day as humans and as artists in particular we attempt to achieve perfection. Imperfections arise… [ Continue reading ]

Doubt

Check this beautiful publication by Wytske van Keulen: We would come to doubt everything. And almost everyone would come to doubt. Thank you Sebastiaan for the tip. [ Continue reading ]

Fuel for Art

‘Artists create to bring something into the world that couldn’t exist without them.’ Gino Orlandi contacted me to tell about his recently published eBook Fuel for Art. It counts 78 pages and it’s quite an interesting handbook about how to start a business with your creativity using the… [ Continue reading ]

Some/Things

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Some months ago I’d published the work of Monika Bielskyte. Her images made a huge impact on me, and it really fed my autumn feeling. Recently she started SOME/THINGS, starting as an online magazine, resulting in a limited edition publication it is a place… [ Continue reading ]

BLDG

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It’s got rogue tunneling machines, urban farming, icebergs, archaeology, runaway climate change, undersea cathedrals, artificial reefs, lost cities, oceangoing utopias, injected landforms, retractable villages on the British coast, underground warfare in the mountains of Afghanistan, exploding stars, simulated mountain ranges on Venus, Mars habitats, and a quantum tomb for Albert… [ Continue reading ]

Anothershop

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As you may have noticed the header of Anothercompany.org & Anothersomething.org changed. We’ve made Anothershop. A sellection of beautiful products carefully selected by Anothercompany. Most of the products we are selling are made/initiated by Anothercompany & friends. Out of all the projects we do, we… [ Continue reading ]