New Book of Vintage American Toy Ads from Taschen

new Book of Vintage American Toy Ads

A chronological walk through the 20th century’s rise of toys in America, the new publication Toys: 100 Hundred Years of All-American Toy Ads encompasses the toy industry’s impetus, history, technical revolutions and the means in which these toys were marketed to the public, first through magazines and comic books and later through television. Read more

A Visual Ode to Mother Earth Is A Beautifully Bound Wake Up Call.

mother by marsel van oosten

Award-winning nature photographer Marsel van Oosten has just completed a very personal project that goes public next month in the form of a large and beautifully bound new book. Working his way through over 666,000 images, reprocessing some old and processing some new, he has selected his favorite images from the past 15 years to represent his own stunning visual ode to Mother Earth: MOTHER. Read more

Pop-Up Houseplants That Don’t Require A Green Thumb.

houseplants pop-up book

No talent for keeping plants alive? No worries, that’s not necessary when it comes to this new lovely coffee table pop-up book by artist and photographer Daniel Gordon and paper engineer and designer Simon Arizpe. Read more

The “Must Have” Book for Fans of Wes Anderson: The Iconic Filmmaker and His Work.

the must have bool for wes anderson fans

The newly published Wes Anderson: The Iconic Filmmaker and his Work – Unofficial and Unauthorised by Ian Nathan is the definitive reference for all Wes Anderson fans. Read more

Oh, The Meetings You’ll Go To! A Dr. Seuss Parody Book

dr seuss parody book oh the meetings you'll go to!

Although written for one’s first foray into the work force, this parody of the Dr.Seuss classic “Oh, The Places You’ll Go” also makes a funny gift for those dreading their return to the workplace after the four-month long quarantine from the Coronavirus Pandemic. Read more

Sweet or Savory, Lauren Ko’s Pies and Tarts Are Modern Art

lokokitchen pies and tarts

Seattle based Lauren Ko says she bakes for fun, but one look at her pies and tarts and it’s hard to believe she’s not baking for a museum. The self-taught San Diego born Ko of Lokokitchen has been an Instagram star ever since her very first pie pic post received over 600 likes in hours. Now, with over 315,000 followers she’s got a new book coming out in the Fall. Read more

Where’s Waldo? The Coronavirus Edition.

wheres waldo coronavirus edition

Pedro Mezzini, Creative Art Director at David the Agency, has created a Coronavirus version of author Martin Hanford’s iconic series of children’s books, Where’s Waldo? The parody of the book isn’t actually available for sale, but based on the reactions on Social Media, it should be. Read more

Book Alert! Icons: 50 Heroines Who Shaped Contemporary Culture

icons: 50 Women

Perfect timing. Today is International Women’s Day and this arrived on my doorstep last night. A brand new, beautiful book celebrating 50 iconic women written and illustrated by women. Read more