• 5 Graphic Design Books That Will Get You Inspired

    Choosing the right source for your work or creating appealing and engaging design can be a challenge; so, therefore, I´m always on the lookout for graphic design books that can provide me with new inspiration and approach to my work as a graphic designer. I have created a small selection below including some of my favorites that I´m currently reading and using as a reference in my work – enjoy!

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  • Feira Plana

    Since 2012, Brazil has hosted an independent publishing fair known as Feira Plana, idealised and curated by artist and entrepreneur Bia Bittencourt. Inspired by one of the most famous book fairs in the world—the New York Art Book Fair, which takes place at MoMA PS1—Bia implemented this concept with almost no money, but the willingness and strength to help artists, designers and photographers to have a platform to commercialise their work and dialogue with the public.

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    Geneva, Switzerland.

    Lisa is a graphic designer, originally from Lisbon, Portugal, but has been living in Sao Paulo, Brazil for the past three years. New adventures are waiting for her as she is relocating to Geneva to study a Master. She loves to travel and photographing architecture and design when she is out and about.

  • Lucas Machado

    São Paulo, Brazil.

    Lucas is working as a graphic designer at PS.2 arquitetura + design in Sao Paulo, Brazil. He loves starting new projects related to graphic design, watching underrated horror movies from the eighties and having time to prepare a nice coffee using French press and Brazilian coffee beans.

  • Sue Van Geijn

    Rotterdam, Netherlands.

    Sue is from Amsterdam and one of the founders of the Amsterdam/Rotterdam-based creative bureau BuroBG. She loves riding her bike, is a passionate writer and is working on the idea of writing a hip hop album since words make more sense to her than anything else.

  • Meggie Ong

    Manila, Philippines.

    Meggie loves capturing beautiful moments with one of her many analogue vintage cameras. She works with Retail Development & Planning at Megamax Concept, was born and raised in Manila, and has a huge passion for independent books.

  • Sanne Bøg Larsen

    Copenhagen, Denmark.

    Sanne works as a Communication Designer at Bookpres where she is obsessing with words and design. She is based in Copenhagen, a visual storyteller by heart, music lover and every chance she gets she travels the world to explore different cultures and make new connections.

  • Brenna Holeman

    London, United Kingdom

    Brenna is the woman behind the inspiring travel blog This Battered Suitcase. She is originally from Canada and has visited nearly 90 countries, but is now living in London. When she is not travelling, she is writing about it, either for her blog, her book, or her job.

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