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ABC Meets: Blogger Nalden and pop cult illustrator Dennis de Groot

This Saturday, September 10th, we’ll be hosting influential Dutch blogger, Nalden, and the pop-cult artist Dennis de Groot at ABC Amsterdam, where they’ll talk about their new books: Bare Essentials and Mobile Snapshots. Inspired by work of the likes of …

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 …

The ABC Urban Arts Festival 2010!

Following on 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 Center …

ABC Meets: Graffiti artist Niels “Shoe” Meulman

On Saturday March 20th at 4pm Niels “Shoe” Meulman and Adam Eeuwens will launch the book Calligraffiti at MiNiBAR in Amsterdam. Contemporary Dutch calligrapher, typographer and designer Niels Meulman gained initial recognition as graffiti artist SHOE. See a video of …

ABC Meets: Author & Illustrator Merijn Hos

On Saturday January 23rd, artist & illustrator Merijn Hos will launch his book The Marigolds in our Amsterdam store. Hos has produced work for Media outlets and multinationals like Coca-Cola, The Guardian, Nickelodeon and LeSportsac featuring his colorful retro characters …