Archive for the ‘Books’ Category

Three old maps.

Sunday, October 4th, 2015

Trade Marks & Symbols

Friday, October 2nd, 2015

A legendary book, collectible & therefore not affordable, is now online. In full!


Plane as day.

Thursday, October 1st, 2015

Harry Smith found 250 paper planes, in NYC, from 1961-1987. Now they’re in a wonderful book.

Up My Street

Monday, September 28th, 2015

An ode to a local high street, small shops & shopkeepers. Up My Street, new on our bookshelf.


Shelf Obsessed.

Saturday, September 26th, 2015

Bookshelf patterns by Cali Gnaani, the simplest idea but so original and pretty. More info here.


Thursday, September 24th, 2015


Agenda de L’Année.

Tuesday, September 8th, 2015

Back for 2016, this ever joyous diary.

Superhero Guidelines.

Friday, September 4th, 2015

DC Comics style guide, like brand guidelines for superheroes.

Typographische Monatsblätter.

Thursday, September 3rd, 2015

One of Switzerlands oldest typographic journals, and some covers from this huge archive.


Hemingway & the Sea.

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015

Book covers from here.


Friday, August 21st, 2015

Laura’s photos of colour themed book spines are a dream.

Passport Index.

Wednesday, August 19th, 2015

The worlds passports organised by colour, and why not!

1000 Things.

Sunday, August 16th, 2015

Back in stock and as fabulous as ever!

Scans from a German maths book.

Saturday, August 15th, 2015

For other scans from maths books you can go here, herehere & here.


Thursday, August 6th, 2015

A Tumblr dedicated to contemporary print design.

Little Drawing Book of Birds. 1973.

Thursday, July 23rd, 2015

Illustrated by Ed Emberley.

Meyer’s Ornament; 1898.

Thursday, July 23rd, 2015

You can see more of this splendid book here. If you like these you might also like these.

Thomas Raat.

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015

Classic Pelican book covers oversized & painted in oil on canvas. By Thomas Raat.

Scans from Better Cooking, Better Living (1952).

Thursday, July 9th, 2015

Dinner for Two.

Thursday, July 9th, 2015

A Charley Harper cookbook illustrated in 1958.

Alphabet Logo.

Saturday, June 27th, 2015

An incredible new book of 535 letter based logos. All for £8!

Build up.

Wednesday, June 24th, 2015

Via the Kid Book Museum, your one stop shop for old Russian childrens books.


Design by Toko.

Sunday, June 7th, 2015

Fantastic books for PTW architects, by Toko.

Public Library.

Saturday, May 30th, 2015

Build your own mini library, a great project via Grace.


Off into Space; 1966

Tuesday, May 19th, 2015