08 May 2018

Sono’s Magazine

Sonos Catalog puts the latest Sonos Home Sound Systems on display and creatively shows the environments that Sonos is found in. From build-from-scratch houses in Joshua Tree, to 1920’s Spanish-style homes in Los Angeles, Sonos is a useful sound system that fits many needs.

This unique soft-covered, saddled stitched catalog doesn’t just advertise a musical piece that projects sound, the publication shows much more. It shows the beauty of music, how it brings humans together and how it unites and creates experiences. The uncoated sheets and various colored text pages help bring this print piece to life.

The catalog incorporates personal interviews with creative individuals who truly appreciate art, space and sound. Alison and Jay are creators of Wonder Valley, a creative studio and homewares brand that started with signature olive oil. Giles, son of legendary Beatles producer, is a Sound Experience Leader at Sonos, he brings together the science and emotion of sound to ensure the best listening experience possible. Musician, Andrew and designer, Katherine are transplants from New York who are falling in love with their new lifestyle in Los Angeles. Lastly, Music Director, Jason, is featured in his quaint craftsman home in Seattle. Each interview brings inspiration to create personal environments.

Sonos Catalog is created and designed by Imprint Projects, a post-advertising creative agency.  Their mission is to replace advertising with cultural production and dialogue.

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04 Jan 2018

Rosson Crow: The Happiest People on Earth

Rosson Crow’s new paintings depict the search for off-the-grid freedom in the American West. Building from her explorations of the psychology of nationalism and conspiracy in American history, Crow has moved away from the surreal interiors she’s known for to a new terrain and a new timeframe: desert landscapes set in a future overwhelmed by the refuse of the paranoid present. Littered among giant, brightly hued cacti, objects from the worlds of fringe cults and right wing conspiracy grapple for our attention. Without depicting any people associated with these groups, they are felt as a presence through what they’ve left behind.

As part of an exhibition in Los Angeles winter 2018, this dynamic soft-cover book has 22 uncoated pages along with a fold-out poster featuring Crow’s finest work.

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28 Dec 2017

Bank of America Art Conservation Project

Since 2010 Bank of America has been graciously providing grants to more than a hundred museums for the conservation of more than 120 projects in thirty countries on six continents. The National Museum of African American History & Culture was one of the recipients of the Bank of America Grants. This museum is the 19th museum of the Smithsonian Institution and the only museum that is dedicated to documenting African American history and culture. Another recipient, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid was awarded a grant to restore Pablo Ruiz Picasso’s Woman in Blue. This specific restoration removed a layer of varnish that allowed Picasso’s first brush strokes to be more visible. These museums work to conserve historically and culturally significant works of art. Restoration can include multiple processes, including consolidation, removing varnish, cleaning the piece to remove dust and particles, relining, re-stretching, mounting and of course handling the work of art in an exceptionally careful manner. Types of art that were restored under the Bank of America grants include but are not limited to: paintings, murals, sculptures, portraits, marble figures, canvas works, textiles and photographs. The works of art included in this book tell significant and important stories, ones that should not and cannot be left untold.

This stunning second edition, custom book is perfectly bound and has hundreds of pages printed on matte paper which include beautiful and vibrant photography that captures the art conservation process at its best. This fine art, hard covered book has a foil stamp on the front and back. The book includes several gatefolds which help to showcase the vast works of art.

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30 Nov 2017

The New Landscape Declaration: A Call to Action for the Twenty-First Century

On the eve of its 50th anniversary, the Landscape Architecture Foundation asked a diverse group of the world’s leading landscape architects to reflect on the last half-century and present bold ideas for the discipline to achieve in the future. Well beyond the public conception of the professions a “gardener” or “landscaper,” these preeminent designers discussed their role in addressing weighty issues like climate change, urbanization, management of vital resources like water and global inequities.

This beautiful hard covered book captures excerpts from panel discussions with the addition of vibrant and detailed imagery throughout. The book is adhesive bound with cased hard cover, 200 pages printed on gloss paper.

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21 Nov 2017

DXV Decade Fifteen

DXV Decade Fifteen booklet is custom UV printed on uncoated paper; saddle stitched and final trim. This colorful artsy booklet showcases the inspirations of interior design.

Journey with four eminent designers as they explore the world throughout the ages. Taking inspiration from the art, architecture, traditions, textures and handcrafted materials of four compelling authors, the designers pair their exquisite creations with timeless products from DXV to transform everyday spaces into global getaways.

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18 Nov 2017

Xerophile: Cactus Photographs from Expeditions of the Obsessed

Xerophile: Cactus Photographs from Expeditions of the Obsessed is a self-published, custom book with 352 satin pages filled with unique cactus photography from all over the globe. The textured softcover has an aqueous gloss on linen stock mounted to add thickness and character.

This is the first book of its kind. A selection of over five hundred photographs of arguably the rarest and most spectacular plants on earth, photographed in their natural habitats over the past 80 years by a global cadre of obsessed cactus aficionados made up of both the amateur and the professional—from Ph.D. botanist to banker, art teacher to cancer researcher.

Compiled by the proprietors of the Cactus Store in Los Angeles—Xerophile is not a field guide or taxonomy. Neither is it a book of photography in the traditional sense. Rather, it mines the space between science and art.

Fueled by whispers of ancient plants on forgotten hilltops in Brazil, legends of fields of living fossils deep in the arid deserts of Chile, these explorers’ relentless drive to find and document succulent plants in some of the most remote landscapes earth has created.

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17 Nov 2017

Listen to the Echos: The Ray Bradbury Interviews

Acclaimed biographer and Bradbury scholar, Sam Weller, spent more than a decade interviewing Ray Bradbury and collecting his most intimate stories. Listen to the Echoes: The Ray Bradbury Interviews, is a vivid portrait of an American icon and author.

This custom 224 page, perfectly bound, hardcover book includes noted Los Angeles photographer Zen Sekizawa’s stunning color photographs that capture the essence of Bradbury’s personal possessions and home. Photographs are printed on a glossy paper with the text pages remaining uncoated. The cover features an artistic image of Bradbury printed in black and grey.

The 300 limited editions available are printed on a special silver foil stock with white head and tail bands wrapped in a clear poly dust jacket. The special edition also includes a library card signed by multiple contributors.

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