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Freaky Fairy Tales with a twist of graphic design

Fuffys are short fairy tales with a twist, combined with outspoken illustrations. They’re the work of one of our dear regular customers, Bryan Paul Rechards. Some of them are based on well-known fairy tales (Li’l Red in Da Hood, Rapunzel). …

ABC Meets: Design expert Ellen Lupton

Ellen Lupton is a writer, designer, curator, and educator. She is the author of numerous books about graphic design. Her book Thinking with Type is used by students, designers, and educators worldwide. She is director of the graduate program in …

ABC Meets: Art Director Anneke Krull

Amsterdam-based art director Anneke Krull has worked with such acclaimed fashion magazines as Marie Claire, Avantgarde and Elegance for over 12 years. She has directed numerous advertising campaigns for clients such as the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam and Jeunesse Jewelry. Finding new illustration …

Photos from The ABC Urban Arts Festival 2010 edition

The ABC Urban Arts Festival 2010 was a dazzling success! We had great weather, huge amounts of buzz, lots of artists creating pieces live on the Spui, and hundreds of visitors watching and joining in. We had so much fun that we’re already …

Saturday June 26: The ABC Urban Arts Festival 2010!

Following  the success of similar events in 2008 and 2009 The American Book center is thrilled to announce: The ABC Urban Arts Festival 2010! On Saturday June 26 2010, from 1pm to 6pm, the large square in front of  The American Book …